CANADA: Ike & Dief

From the White House and Canada's Parliament Hill came simultaneous announcements last week that the President and Mrs. Eisenhower—along with Secretary of State and Mrs. John Foster Dulles—will pay a neighborly visit to Canada's capital on July 8, 9 and 10. It will be Eisenhower's first visit to Ottawa since the Conservative government of Prime Minister John Diefenbaker was elected last year.

Both Washington and Ottawa seemed determined to demonstrate that recent trade irritations have not scarred their friendship. The point was also emphasized at the United Nations last week, when Canada's Ambassador Charles Ritchie strongly endorsed the U.S. Arctic...

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