Canada at War: THE DOMINION: New Jack, Old Giant

Canada's young, yeasty and frankly Socialist C.C.F. (Cooperative Commonwealth Federation) party gave Canadian financiers something more to worry about. It began to talk about nationalizing the Dominion's big life-insurance business ($7 billion in insurance in force).

The man who proposed that the state should take all this over was an ex-Y.M.C.A. worker turned economist: mild-mannered, boyish (29) Lloyd Shaw, research director of the C.C.F. He announced last week that the party is making its own investigation of the life-insurance business. More than that, he forecast its findings:

1) that Canadians are paying two...

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