Canada at War: THE DOMINION: Experiment in Democracy

Two Canadian provinces were ready for an important venture in democracy this week. Saskatchewan and Alberta had added new seats to their Legislatures, to be filled by the armed services. No other province or U.S. state had ever tried this kind of direct soldier representation.

Saskatchewan's plan, modeled after one the province tested in the last war, provided for election, some time before Oct. 30, of a member of the Legislature from each of the three main military areas: 1) Newfoundland and all of Canada except Saskatchewan; 2) Britain and western Europe;...

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