We bar some people from Canada and won’t tell them why. We bar others because of their race. We refuse to listen to appeals. Here are some pros and cons in Ottawa’s current controversyBy FRED BODSWORTH26 min
When the most famous comet in the heavens zoomed near the earth, sulphur rained down on Newfoundland, a mirage appeared over Niagara and scientists who should have known better scared the wits out of people all over the worldBy BILL STEPHENSON24 min
Durham’s blueprint for Canadian self-government helped send him to an early grave. Elgin braved rocks and cabbages to see it carried out. Thus two English aristocrats stopped annexation by the U.S. and set a pattern that would change the whole EmpireBy BRUCE HUTCHISON21 min
Watson Sellar never studied bookkeeping but his staff of watchdogs pries into every corner of the government’s purse. Maybe you’ve never heard of him but he’s the man who watches how they spend your taxesBy BLAIR FRASER19 min
THE OTHER day outside a restaurant check-room I ran into a talkative woman I know who has a way of putting her hand on my arm, closing her eyes, saying “So nice!” and backing away from me all at the same time. She must have said something about holidays, because I remember mumbling:By ROBERT THOMAS ALLEN16 min
Of course you’re a drip. You were born in a water jacket, your brain needs more water than a car battery, and, in fact, you’re more than two thirds H2O. So make sure you soak up your daily gallonBy NORMAN J. BERRILL16 min
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