CANADA: Confidence Shaken

Canada's durable and confident Liberal government was in deep political trouble last week, its confidence shaken, its durability in doubt. For the first time since their long term in power began in 1935, the Liberals were genuinely worried about the outcome of the next election. Practically every major newspaper in the country, Liberal and Tory alike, condemned them. Tory Leader George Drew and CCF (Socialist) Leader M. J. Coldwell openly dared them to call an election, and the challenge was weakly declined. Gloom had spread even to the Liberal Cabinet. Said a...

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