Canada: Strength for the Centennial

Canada is girding itself for the greatest celebration in its history. Next week its centennial year begins, marking the 100th anniversary of the signing of the British North America Act, which forged three separate British colonies into a single confederation. As the festivities start, Ethiopia's Haile Selassie will lead an almost nonstop, six-month procession of 60 or more of the world's leaders, including President Johnson, Prime Minister Wilson and General de Gaulle, who will come to Canada to pay their respects and to visit Montreal's centennial-commemorating Expo 67, which will feature displays from Canada and 70 other nations.

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