Menu JTA Search

Canadian Social Credit Party Drops Candidate Who Attacked Jews

SIGN UP FOR THE JTA DAILY BRIEFING

The Social Credit Party, Canada’s third largest political group, said today it would not renew the membership of Neil Garmichael who, as a Social Credit candidate for the House of Commons, attracted international attention last Spring by charging that the Roths child family was trying to get control of all Canadian mines through concealed agents.

Last March, the party rebuked Carmichael for his charges but said he would be permitted to continue his campaign. At that time, party officials said Carmichael would not be encouraged to seek election again.

At the same time, Social Credit party officials denounced a splinter group bearing the name “Social Credit Action Group” as anti-Semitic but said there was nothing they could do to prevent the group from using that name.

NEXT STORY