CANADA: Tory Mop-Up

Governments often live to a ripe old age in Canada, but none in the nation's history had lived as long as the Liberal regime in the central prairie province of Manitoba. Last week, after 43 years, the regime at last lost a provincial election—just one year after the fall of the national Liberal government that had ruled for 22 years.

The reasons were much the same: a resurgent Tory Party capitalizing on the cry of time for a change. The victory carried on the political upheaval touched off across Canada by the magnetic, evangelistic personality of Prime...

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