Walter Gordon’s masterful condensation of a ton of regional, municipal, association and corporate briefs into a two-pound preliminary report on Canada’s economic prospects has understandably become a bestseller. Whether or not the government decides to implement the royal commission’s recommendations, its predictions and the larger stocktaking of resources to follow in further studies will provide valuable terms of reference for Canadian business planners.
BEST BET Full of life: A huge hole in her termite-ridden kitchen floor soon becomes the least of Judy Holliday's problems in this genial domestic comedy. She finds a sparring partner worthy of her mettle in Salvatore Baccaloni, who hitherto has restricted his funny business to the world of the opera.By CLYDE GILMOUR3 min
She preaches more sport than etiquette, scorns child psychology, runs classes in the middle of a traffic jam and hasn’t lost a fight with an alderman yet. Her school thrives on itBy SHIRLEY E. MAIR13 min
The meal I remember best was cooked for me by a fat old man in a village called Meounes, near the seaport of Toulon in southern France. His name was Trotobas, and he owned a hotel so small and humble I was astonished when he invited me to come into the back room and take a glass of absinthe with him while we discussed what I was going to have for dinner.By James Bannerman2 min
Bob was brought up to believe it was not only polite but rather brilliant to lend an attentive ear. But it’s got so everybody’s talking but Bob. Now he’s ready to blow the whistleBy ROBERT THOMAS ALLEN10 min
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