Canada: Election Ho

Before Prime Minister John Diefenbaker was elected in 1958 with the largest parliamentary majority in Canadian history, Canadian election campaigns were chastely confined to a few tight months. But the race toward the 1962 election is already lengthening to the proportions of U.S. presidential campaign. Last week Diefenbaker and his rival party leaders were all out on the hustings, for all the world as if they expected an election while he snow flies.

Conservative Tumble. Tory Diefenbaker, who is never more at home than when he is far from Ottawa campaigning, invited the...

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