Canada: Step Toward Policy

"In all our history," said the Toronto Star, "probably no man has entered the prime ministry so untried, so unfamiliar, so formless in his policies, yet so capable of capturing the imagination of so many Canadians." As he took over the leadership of the Liberal Party from Lester Pearson and prepared to succeed him as Canada's 15th Prime Minister next week, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, 48, began slowly to give his policies a little more form—and himself something of a new image.

Meeting with reporters in Ottawa, Trudeau called for a "just society" in Canada and a "complete...

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