THE OUTBREAK of war opened another chapter in the stirring story of the French-Canadian Militia. Tracing their history back some four hundred years to the days when the citizens of New France were first armed against the Iroquois, retaining their original character intact under the English regime, engaged nine times in one hundred and eighty years in the defense of the Union Jack, the tradition of the militia units in French Canada is in many ways unique.By ALICE SHARPLES24 min
MACLEAN’S is to be commended for giving publicity to the Alaska Highway scheme—a project calling for an expenditure of a major character. An article in the mid-November issue was read throughout Eastern Canada. This is important, for many Eastern Canadians may well have the idea that this is a Western project and does not concern them.By C. M. CAMPBELL12 min
LONDON (By cable)—The snow lies deep in my garden. One of the mysteries of the British climate is the way snow appears on the ground without anyone having seen it arrive. It is simply there, like a milk bottle on the step when one opens the door.By Beverley Baxter10 min
FOR THE first time in our history two directly opposing political philosophies have come into direct armed conflict. In 1914 the allies had a third partner, Autocratic Russia, and neither Serbia nor Montenegro could be considered wholly devoted to democracy as a form of government.By J. S. B. MACPHERSON8 min
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