With two staunch friends Rex Gibson, Canada’s most famous mountaineer, was climbing the peak that had beaten him three times before. Then, at 7,000 feet, began an epic of endurance, pain and heroism that will endure as long as man pits his strength against the towering rock of natureBy ERIC HUTTON33 min
For six months in an Ottawa courtroom an historic battle studded with famous figures flashed around a 28-year-old book clerk while the world watched. Was Dorothea Palmer a criminal for spreading birth-control information among Catholic mothers?By BILL STEPHENSON19 min
once delivered fifty babies in one month; her book on life and love is a current best-seller; she’s swamped with lecture and TV offers. “Fantastic endurance” makes it possible and straight talk makes it stickBy DOROTHY SANGSTER18 min
On the last Saturday of this month, every Canadian who knows that a halfback is not fifty cents change, and thousands more who don’t, will find themselves in the grip of a fashionable paralysis called Grey Cup fever. Debating the great annual question—Will the east win? Will the west win?—taxi drivers will draw up to the curbs of a dozen cities, escort their passengers to the sidewalks, and punch them on the nose.By JOHN KERNS16 min
Ever since Canadian-Ukrainian Steve Juba crossed the tracks to storm Winnipeg’s city hall he’s traded political punches with all comers including the premier of Manitoba—and even when he loses he’s a crowd pleaserBy Robert Collins16 min
Art Hiller didn't want to go to Hollywood. Two years ago, at thirty-one, he was a $7,500-a-year producer for CBC-TV in Toronto and he liked it fine. His assignments were pedestrian programs for the Talks and Public Affairs department, an occasional drama for Ford Theatre and the On Camera series, a couple of installments of a science-fiction show called Space Command.By BARBARA MOON15 min
When the news broke about Russia’s mechanical moon I was grimly glad, even though I lamented the coming of the day when our pleasant old earth will be as outmoded by colonized planets as the old culture-cradles of Europe are now outmoded by Russia and the United States.
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