IN ITS January 15 issue, MacLean’s published the first part of a survey presenting the views of a number of leaders in Canadian business, banking, transportation services and other spheres, written in answer to the question: “What are your opinions concerning the outlook for 1931 and the measures which should be taken to restore public confidence?”
VISITING one of the larger downtown offices in Montreal last summer, I encountered the most remarkable demonstration of faith in business leadership that I have ever witnessed. The office was crowded by men and women of all classes, from prosperous business men to laborers and from fashionably-dressed women to poorly-dressed housewives of the immigrant class, and all of them were there, despite a ruinous stock-market depression, to put money into an investment that had been offered them.By C. L. SIBLEY21 min
OSCAR WILDE said that fiction didn’t dare to be as strange as truth. Perhaps he was right. Jack London and Rex Beach told glamorous tales of picturesque characters who did bold deeds under Northern Lights, but none of their heroes climaxed his adventures by soldiering through a World War, surviving to become Speaker of the Parliament of his country.By M. GRATTAN O’LEARY18 min
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