CANADA: Opposition to the Fore

CANADA Opposition to the Fore

Canada's Liberal Party, out of power since its upset defeat by the Conservatives last June, met in Ottawa lastweek to pick a new leader. The delegates' choice: Lester Bowles ("Mike") Pearson, 60, former Secretary of State for External Affairs and winner of the 1957 Nobel Peace Prize for his role in creating the United Nations Emergency Force for the Middle East.

With all his political assets, Mike Pearson still had to make a fight for it. His chief adversary: Paul Martin, 54, former Minister of Health and Welfare and a principal architect of...

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