Majority Movement

MAJORITY MOVEMENT was an attempt to create a single, anti-socialist political party in the wake of the NDP electoral victory in 1972. With the SOCIAL CREDIT PARTY defeated, business interests in the province believed that a realignment of the opposition into a new unity party was necessary. The Majority Movement for Freedom and Private Enterprise, founded in 1973 by Jarl Whist, a KAMLOOPS entrepreneur and Arnold Hean, a BURNABY lawyer, briefly touted Robert BONNER as possible leader of the new...

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