Canada at War: THE DOMINION: Again, Social Credit

The fourth political party in Canada, the one best known in the U.S., kept its principles but changed its name and chose a leader last week.

Convening in Toronto, some 150 Social Crediters from every province except Prince Edward Island whisked through three days of political muscle-flexing. They heard hopeful speeches (typical theme: Canadians "are tired of the hopeless old-line parties and at the same time they fear socialism"). They reaffirmed Social Credit's basic tenet: periodic "dividend" payments for all citizens. They decided to enter candidates in all constituencies in the next Dominion election. Their new name: National Social Credit...

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