Canada: A Pragmatist for the Tories

A new political leader appeared last week on the Canadian national scene.

His name is Robert Stanfield, he comes from Nova Scotia, he has a long, fine stone face clearly marked by thought, and he will be heard of a great deal in the years ahead.

Although Canada has had much entertainment lately — the glowing centennial of its independence, the excellent Montreal Expo, the amusing visit from Charles de Gaulle — its politics have been rather dreary. The Liberal government under Lester Pearson has gone quietly on its way, strengthening relations between French-and...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!