Canada: MANITOBA: Probably Caviar

Beresford Richards, the loud-mouthed CCFer who was once suspended from his party for urging a CCF coalition with other left-wing parties, rose in the Manitoba Legislature to denounce U.S. troops stationed in Canada. "Canada," said he, "is being sucked into United States' . . . militarism and is in grave danger of losing her sovereignty." A U.S. plane, he added, had been stunting only 60 feet over houses in The Pas, Man., and "the citizens were very angry." He demanded that all U.S. troops in Manitoba (there are 113 at the Canadian base at Fort Churchill) be forced to...

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