February 4, 1956

Industrial Quebec 1213

Industrial Quebec

44Quebec has ceased to be an island in the sea of modern America. Here the revolution of the machine threatens the age-old habits of a race and dooms the isolation of an ancient peasant society’
THESE THREE MEN ARE Canada’s biggest landlords 89

THESE THREE MEN ARE Canada’s biggest landlords

All these familiar firms and many more rent space under the Bennett brothers' roofs across the country. Here is the full story of a retailing phenomenon— the shopping centres
Who would marrya riverman? 1819

Who would marrya riverman?

All along the Mackenzie down to Aklavik all the girls knew the wild and laughing Johnny Muskeg. But only Robina made him think of marriage. Then along came Alwin, the Ottawa clerk, with his pink bath towels
The rise and fall of TOM LONGBOAT 2021

The rise and fall of TOM LONGBOAT

He hated to train, and he was a fool with his money. But for half a dozen dazzling years this Canadian Indian could run farther, faster than any man alive. His downfall was just as swift
Who’s winning the battle over REPORT CARDS? 1415

Who’s winning the battle over REPORT CARDS?

In the new-style reports a child competes with himself—not against others. Many parents don’t know if the switch is good or bad and even teachers — see opposite page — can’t agree
How to survive a children’ birthday party 2223

How to survive a children’ birthday party

Just pass the milk and biscuits, stay out of their way and be yourself, is Bob’s advice. Kids are simply people—even at a party
The man with the acres of lambs 1617

The man with the acres of lambs

William Hayward’s 7500 sheep spend most of their lives eating their way across British Columbia, coping with nervous breakdowns, hungry wild animals and Rocky Mountain rams intent on adding variety to their harems
LONDON LETTER 67

LONDON LETTER

How Gaitskell won his crown
BACKSTAGE At Ottawa 67

BACKSTAGE At Ottawa

The super-bomb stalemate
Mailbag 5859

Mailbag

A furore over our fiction
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