May 25, 1957

what's happening to cars? 1013
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what's happening to cars?

Maclean’s asked these two consumer experts to fire questions at six leading manufacturers
"My six furious years as a city father" 2021
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"My six furious years as a city father"

"What exactly do the Canadians call their mayors?” the Queen Mother asked me, shortly before she rose to thank Ottawa for a civic luncheon. “Your Majesty,” I replied, “deference to the presence of royalty prevents me from being explicit.”
In mudholes like this... they catch trout like this 2627
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In mudholes like this... they catch trout like this

In sloughs and cattle wallows Albertans are catching creels full of these choice fish once thought to exist only in clear running water. Evervbody’s doing it...even grandma from her rocking chair
BLAIR FRASER ASKS: ..."WHO LEADS ASIA?" 2223
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BLAIR FRASER ASKS: ..."WHO LEADS ASIA?"

“If there is an ideological war between India and China today,” says this Maclean’s editor, “China looks more like a winner”
THE INTER—GALAXY BEAUTY CONTEST 2425
Fiction

THE INTER—GALAXY BEAUTY CONTEST

Beautiful? They were out of this world. All Mark Halley had to do was to make sure each of them won first prize
WHEN VOTING WAS A HIGH ADVENTURE 2829
A MACLEAN’S FLASHBACK

WHEN VOTING WAS A HIGH ADVENTURE

Today every adult Canadian can vote, but only about half do. Here’s what it was like when they fought their way to the polls, often sold their votes and sometimes found cheats had stolen the election
Now we’re finding out how children think 1819
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Now we’re finding out how children think

They’ll reach for a light twelve feet away. They’re afraid they’ll go down the drain with the bath water. They often can’t tell today from tomorrow — but they’ll baffle adults with their cunning
our wild atomic city 3031
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our wild atomic city

Here’s a graphic picture of Ontario’s Elliot Lake, where GOLD-RUSH DAYS ARE BACK IN
How much PAIN can you stand? 2223
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How much PAIN can you stand?

Some faint at a pinprick; others endure agony—and enjoy it. A few never feel pain. Here’s an insight into one of the most puzzling paradoxes of human life
We’re on the wrong track in our culture quest 89
For the sake of argument

We’re on the wrong track in our culture quest

Now that the members of the Canada Council have been named it is time for some plain talking about the background and direction of their work as it was revealed by their sponsors in parliament. The members seem to have been chosen for their solid sober qualities; an excellent board of regents; and splendidly geographical too.
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