Canada: SASKATCHEWAN: Line Squall

Canada's high-flying socialist party, the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation, last week hit a line squall: the provincial election in Saskatchewan. When the storm had passed, the Dominion's only CCF government was still flying, but it had been badly jolted. As a national party, the CCF had lost some of the cockiness that grew out of last month's impressive gains in British Columbia and Ontario (TIME, June 21).

Ever since 1944, when a former Baptist minister named Tommy C. Douglas led the CCF in a rout of the old-line parties in Saskatchewan, the province had been the CCF's show window. On display...

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