Courtesy Reuters

ONE of the by-products of the diplomatic revolution of the 1930's has been to make Canadians turn increasingly away from a policy of participation in European wars. Until 1931, when the Conservative Party in England began its profound changes in British foreign policy, few Canadians had seriously considered such a possibility. Canada was the last important portion of the Americas to pass through the colonial stage; in her people (apart from the French Canadians) had survived longest the unquestioned acceptance of the obligation to provide military assistance to the European mother country. Hence Canadians, with more loyalty to Britain than to

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