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Some historical background for the Commonwealth Study Conference to be held in Canada May and June of 1962. Organizing the Conference. Costs of the Conference. Some of the highlights of the different delegations. The five main chapters of the actual work of the conference. Some of the chapters in greater detail. The plenary sessions held at the University of Toronto. Train trips to the west. The programme in Winnipeg, Alberta, and Vancouver. Looking at agriculture, oil and gas development, western communities and industries. Some unplanned products of the conference. The leadership of Prince Philip.