Triggered by a tear-gas bomb, frenzied mob violence turned downtown Montreal into a madhouse last St. Patrick’s Night. Was it rage at the suspension of a hockey idol, or did the cause run deeper? A Maclean’s editor presents his findingsBy SIDNEY KATZ56 min
They were the first men to fly nonstop across the Atlantic. Here’s the exciting story of the flight that began from Canada and ended by changing the world’s ideas of time and spaceBy GRAHAM WALLACE41 min
STRANGELY enough it was one of Dan Shepherd's stray lambs who was responsible for his daughter Jennie going away with the circus. Though Dan no longer ran the rooming house which Jennie, laughing, called his "one-man social agency,” he still took people in and there were always strangers staying with Jennie and her dad.By ANN MAUDE HENRY35 min
Every year parents and teachers wrangle about the new-fangled teaching methods. Do they work? Or was the old-fashioned way better? For some of the answers come inside an Edmonton classroom and see for yourself how Jean Dey handles grade oneBy ROBERT COLLINS24 min
His business associates in Vancouver called Henry Barstead a hard, square businessman. Irene’s world was the streets of Toronto’s tenderloin. Then it happened... he needed her in a way she did not understand. And they drove north in a race with deathBy FRED SLOMAN23 min
Rich or poor, sharp or shabby, anybody can walk into Toronto’s Scott Mission and get a square meal and no questions asked. And they do, at the rate of 130,000 a year How come this soup kitchen is still needed in the biggest boom in our history?By JOAN DOTY18 min
LATE ONE drizzly night in the spring of 1954 a moody young aircraft worker named Warwick Webster was drinking coffee in a restaurant at the corner of Yonge Street Clair Avenue in Toronto. Through the rain-streaked window he watched the shadowy figure of a man, neck hunched into the collar of his raincoat, waiting at the streetcar stop.By ERIC HUTTON18 min
The Acadians can’t figure it out: every year at this time dozens of international millionaires arrive at Wedgeport, N.S., and pay good money for the privilege of doing the local fishermen’s work for themBy DAVID MacDONALD17 min
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