Even when geologists said there couldn’t he uranium at Blind River this brash and bouncy little financial wizard tossed in $30,000 and struck a spectacular bonanza. He wasn’t surprised. “Making money comes easy to me,” he says, “ — like breathing”By DAVID MacDONALD26 min
Every year Canada’s parliament grinds out about four hundred divorces. The method is antiquated, costly and unjust. But our major parties think it’s politically dangerous to tamper with it. Here’s a report onBy BLAIR FRASER19 min
How do deer know exactly when to fall in love? What tells the palolo worm the hour has come for his annual festival? Do fish bite according to their own private clocks? Here’s what we know about one of nature’s greatest mysteriesBy NORMAN J. BERRILL19 min
FOR YEARS grimly energetic hostesses have been hustling Bob into games he doesn’t understand, browbeating him into wearing ridiculous costumes and pushing him into corners with tongue-tied strangers. He’s had enough. Now he’s going to be a poor sport and start enjoying himself
They weren’t. None of the family suffered anything worse than a few snubs. Ryerson himself spent the next couple of years as a missionary among some singularly dirty Indians on the Credit River near Toronto, but the Methodist elders had marked him for advancement.By Simpkins13 min
As a Methodist circuit rider Egerton Ryerson preached goodwill while fighting the Family Compact and the Anglican Church. He became head man of Ontario’s schools by being a smart politician. Then he scuttled the whole education system and gave us the one we still use in most of CanadaBy JAMES BANNERMAN9 min
IT IS PROBABLE that some of you have never visited the Principality of Liechtenstein. It is even possible that some of you have never heard of Liechtenstein. All of which is very sad because everyone of us, at some stage of his life, has dreamed of such a place.By Beverly Baxter9 min
SINCE Canada has the honorable chore of auditing the books of United Nations agencies in various parts of the world, officials of our Auditor-General’s Office do a lot of traveling. One of them recently came back from Korea with a revealing anecdote about the anti-American riots there a few months ago.By BLAIR FRASER8 min
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