October 12, 1957

A MACLEAN'S $5000 NOVEL AWARD

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Canada’s biggest big businessmen

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How the Queen talks and what she says

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A MACLEAN'S $5000 NOVEL AWARD

FLORENCIA BAY

From the far west coast comes a strange and stirring tale of two men from different worlds and the beautiful little savage who drew them together
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Canada’s biggest big businessmen

Their decisions help shape our daily lives, control nearly half of our resources and more wealth than we have money—yet some of them are almost unknown. Here’s a revealing study of the men who stand at our economic summit
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How the Queen talks and what she says

When Elizabeth II faces Canadian television cameras in Ottawa on October 13 the object of millions in her audience will be to determine whether Lord Altrincham was right when he said last August that her speeches give the listener "a pain in the neck.”
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Why I’m quitting hockey for football

This brilliant young athlete had two careers a million Canadian kids would envy: starring on the gridiron for Winnipeg Blue Bombers and starring on the ice for Toronto Maple Leafs. Now he’s had to choose between them. In this outspoken article he tells
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What’s happened to the suburb they called Crestwood Heights?

Until a little more than a year ago Forest Hill Village was notable chiefly as a Toronto suburb where twenty thousand people were proud to live because it suggested they were successful enough to afford the city’s most expensive district. In remoter Canada the name Forest Hill was a little better known, perhaps, than such substantial Toronto environs as Mimico and Etobicoke, but less as a real place with people and problems than as a symbolic term like “mink” and “limousine.”
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How a teen-ager’s dream came true at Stratford

For fourteen hours a day, six days a week Roberta Maxwell did everything from running backstage messages to making props as the Shakespeare festival groomed its first apprentice. Now TV and stage are providing the payoff
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For the sake of argument

If Ottawa can’t sell our wheat, let farmers do it

Farmers today struggle in the relentless grip of a cost-price squeeze that threatens our entire national economy. To some degree their problems are self-inflicted. However, major responsibility rests on the shoulders of the spineless, short-sighted, expedient - minded politicians who have imposed unrealistic marketing controls at the specific request of well-meaning but inept farm leaders.
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Letter from Germany

Notes on a journey to the Wagner Festival

This is being written on a tiny, flower-festooned balcony in Bayreuth. Germany. My wife, my daughter and myself managed, by considerable effort, to obtain tickets for the annual summer Wagner Festival, which has raised this provincial town to the level of a musical shrine that draws its devotees from the whole civilized world.
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Best cure for young delinquents Should schools give religious training? “Insult to Queen deserved a slap"
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A LOOK AT TOMORROW IN TERMS OF TODAY

DON’T PESTER THE QUEEN with gifts when she comes to Canada this month. This is Ottawa’s answer to scores of petitions from people, organizations and business firms that want to send her mementos. Will Canada give her something? Perhaps a painting, piece of jewelry or furpiece; that’s up to Prime Minister Diefenbaker.
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