CANADA: Case of the Smuggling M.P.

A Liberal Member of Parliament from New Brunswick confessed to his fellow Canadian legislators last week that he had been a smuggler all his life—and intended to keep on being one. Said A. Wesley Stuart, a lean, little-known backbencher for six years: "There is a very unfair difference between the prices paid in the U.S. and. . . in Canada. . . I live on the bank of the St. Croix River and you can throw a stone across to-the other side. On [the U.S.] side an electric refrigerator sells for $225. If...

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