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Two Jewish Mayors in Canada Seek Re-election; Active in Jewish Life

Two Jews who are Mayors of their cities will seek re-election in the general elections April 8.

At Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Mayor Sidney Bukwold has been nominated by the Liberal Party there for re-election to his present office. He is president of the Canadian Association of Mayors and Reeves (sheriffs). At Port Arthur, Ontario, Mayor Saul Laskin has announced he will seek the Liberal Party nomination for re-election to his present post.

Both Mayors are active in their respective Jewish communities, being associated with the Canadian Jewish Congress, United Jewish Appeal campaigns and Zionist work. The Jewish populations in both cities are small.