HE WAS the first Canadian soldier sentenced to death, and rear headquarters in Italy seethed with the prospect of carrying it out. At his marble-topped desk in Rome Major-General Paul Vincent read the instructions from London with distaste.By COLIN McDOUGALL29 min
Stephen Leacock split his tremendous talents between the unlikely twins of economics and light humor and won an international reputation in both. Nearly a decade after his death his figures may be forgotten but his fun is as fresh as everBy TRENT FRAYNE19 min
Does Howe rate as the greatest player alive? Is he plain lucky to skate with a great line? While the experts argue the shy superman from Saskatoon calmly goes on netting the puck with both hands and watching his salary soarBy BARNEY MILFORD14 min
ACROSS the face of Western Europe, from Oslo to Lisbon, a startling piece of diplomatic intelligence is widely known, widely feared and deeply pondered. But it is never uttered. It is often hinted at. Sometimes a statesman experiencing a burst of courage will approach it in high-sounding phrases as did Canada’s Lester B. Pearson in his acceptance speech as president of the UN General Assembly:By LIONEL SHAPIRO12 min
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