Canada: THE DOMINION: No. 2 Man

When the Queen Elizabeth slipped her hawsers at Manhattan's Pier 90 and moved through the grey morning toward the open sea, she carried the Justice Minister on his greatest assignment yet. As head of Canada's five-man delegation,* Louis Stephen St. Laurent was London-bound to speak for his eleven and a half million countrymen, and to guard their interests, at the General Assembly of the United Nations Organization (see INTERNATIONAL).

St. Laurent's new job was another milestone in an amazingly rapid career. A year ago he was almost a total stranger to the complexities of international affairs. Four years ago only...

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