Canadian modernist poet, author, educational, and political amount. His best-known functions include Essays over the Constitution and Gathered Poems. He was among seven children blessed for an Anglican priest, and he gained a Rhodes Scholarship or grant to review at Oxford School. His connection with The Great Unhappiness motivated him to discovered The Group for Public Reconstruction. Afterwards, he also spearheaded the very first Public Democratic Party in Canadian background. He was raised in Quebec Town. He wedded Marian Dale Scott, an musician. His poem “A Villanelle for Our Period” was established to music by Leonard Cohen.