Canada: THE DOMINION: Change of Mind

Canada's Government retrieved a blunder. It had ineptly imposed drastic new tariff increases on such things as steel tubing (TIME, Nov. 5), contrary to long-proclaimed policy. In Parliament this week, the new tariffs got the heave. One reason: public pressure. Another, said Finance Minister J. L. Ilsley: the chances of "early international action" to lower tariff barriers "are considerably improved.."

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