July 1, 1954

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Canada's First Big Businessman

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Look what they’ve done to the Mounties

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Sam Slick Slept Here

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Canada's First Big Businessman

Sent to France by the ambitious Louis XIV Intendant Jean Talon started Canada's first housing developments, built a shipyard, a Lrewery and a hemp industry and Lroke the power of the lordly Company of West
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Look what they’ve done to the Mounties

They don’t wear scarlet coats or ride horses or stand six feet tall or always get their man ... ... but the story of these quiet men with brief cases is more dramatic than even Hollywood suggests
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Sam Slick Slept Here

It s a hundred years since judge Thomas Haliburton invented Sam Slick and wrote about him in sleepy little Windsor, N.S. But 20,000 tourists a year still flock to see the place where the sly and rebellious Sam first used such phrases as quick as a wink,” "upper crust” and "raining cats and dogs”
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He Collects Canada

A rare portrait of General Wolfe or a skating scene from century-old Ontario— it doesn’t matter much to Sigmund Samuel because
The Place The Gas Will Come From 1819
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The Place The Gas Will Come From

Dreams of what might have been will come true for the little Alberta town of Pincher Creek when a new pipeline starts feeding the east wit natural gas from Pincher’s near-bottomless pi
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Picture Portfolio

OTTAWA as it used to be

As Canada’s capital approaches its hundredth birthday, Maclean’s presents on this July 1 a special portfolio of rare photographs showing
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LONDON LETTER

What I Remember of Canada

BECAUSE this letter will appear in the July 1 issue of Maclean’s I want to write as a Canadian living in exile. I would have to be armored by the thickest insensitivity if my years in Britain had made no impression but a man remains the offspring of his native country just as he remains the offspring of his parents.
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Catherine and the Winter Wheet

What Father did that long-ago July afternoon at the mill taught us something that we'll never forget
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Dominion Day 1954:Where Do We Stand

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The Curlew Caught Their Fancy
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