December 21, 1957

OLIVE DIEFENBAKERS not-so-private life 1819
Articles

OLIVE DIEFENBAKERS not-so-private life

When John Diefenbaker stole the political show last June he brought with him onto centre stage a fresh new personality, his wife and political co-star, Olive Evangeline Diefenbaker, to play the role of Canada’s First Lady. The weight of this role is seldom realized.
The jazz-happy tailor 2021
Articles

The jazz-happy tailor

David Caplan, a thirty-two-year-old Toronto bachelor, has a plump five-foot-eight body; puffy white cheeks wreathed in a cocky grin; glossy black hair; sleepy slit eyes that stir vigilantly at sight of a blonde; and a tongue that wags endlessly in jazz slang.
These are the BONNIE BABES of the BANK OF LOWER CANADA 2223
Fiction

These are the BONNIE BABES of the BANK OF LOWER CANADA

Now, who could tell which one grew up to be president?
We found our new world in the Arctic 2425
Articles

We found our new world in the Arctic

The challenge and adventure we’d dreamed of in Europe turned tame in Toronto and Vancouver—until our isolated, perilous and wonderful year inside the Arctic Circle
A WONDERLAND OF children’s books 1213
A Maclean’s Album

A WONDERLAND OF children’s books

Maclean’s presents a Christmas album of rare and colorful art for children from a little-known Canadian collection
The pitfalls of the Ten Commandments 67
For the sake of argument

The pitfalls of the Ten Commandments

One of the commonly shared codes is the Ten Commandments. As in many other schemes of ethics, there is very much truth and wisdom in them, but some of them are not as wise as others. For instance, the injunction to honor thy father and mother that thy days may be long in the land was perfectly satisfactory in the kind of system in which it was said; that is.
How Scrooge might spend Christmas 1957 2627
Articles

How Scrooge might spend Christmas 1957

Are hereditary titles on the way out? 1011
London Letter

Are hereditary titles on the way out?

Great Britain is a country that specializes in bloodless revolutions. Great Britain is a country that clings to tradition. Great Britain is a country that is constantly undergoing a process of change. Great Britain is . . . But perhaps we had better get on with our argument.
Could a U.S. general push us over the “brink”? 23
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Could a U.S. general push us over the “brink”?

IS THERE AN ISSUE of Canadian sovereignty in the joint command of North American air defense, now operating at Colorado Springs? I iberals seem to think there is. I heir questions in parliament imply that the Diefenbaker government has handed over control of Canada’s armed forces to an American general and abdicated its right to declare war.
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Mailbag

Mailbag

Is Dec. 25th a holdover from Sun Worship? One man's view of western football: dull and slow Does Sputnik prove that total materialism works?
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