CANADA: Solo Seaway

Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent flew to Washington last week to get President Harry Truman's approval of Canada's plans to go it alone in building the St. Lawrence seaway. After more than an hour's discussion of the $300 million, all-Canadian route to carry ocean-going ships as far west as Detroit, St. Laurent emerged smiling from the President's office. "We have agreed on a joint statement," he told a group of newsmen in the White House lobby. One reporter asked whether the news would be good or bad. "Good," said St. Laurent crisply. "We're...

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