The assignment that had been given to Irving Morris (Personnel) and Bill McBride (Public Relations) was right up Morris' alley, but nevertheless it was McBride who discovered George Gould, the perfect guinea pig for the scheme. Messrs. Morris and McBride had been told to do something about the retirement problem, which was really not one problem but a whole lot of problems.By JOHN NORMAN HARRIS24 min
A legend of the ugly roaring Vancouver thoroughfare called Hastings is that the body of a man, a victim of the Great Fire of 1886, lies buried in the middle of one of its busiest blocks. This mingling of the quick and the dead surprises no one who really knows the street.By Ray Gardner20 min
Like “the rink” in any Canadian town, Toronto’s Maple Leaf Gardens has become a kind of community catchall, providing a wide-screen setting for such varied enterprises as opera, wrestling, basketball, religious revivals, ice shows, political rallies and, of course, hockey games.By JOHN CLARE16 min
Today there are more grievances, irritations and misunderstandings between our countries than at any time since 1903. What are the chances our relations will get better—or worse? Here is a frank appraisalBy BLAIR FRASER14 min
In its attempts to counter the rise of hillbilly culture with broadcasts of intellectual merit the CBC often is accused of dilettantism. And one of the men the critics single out as the epitome of this frailty is a professional chatterbox known as James Bannerman.By McKenzie Porter12 min
The opponents of change in our divorce law normally base their arguments on three points. The first is that divorce is a new thing creeping into our Western society under materialistic, subversive and probably communistic influence; secondly, that divorce is of itself an evil; and finally, that the marriage contract should be indissoluble.By H. L. CARTWRIGHT SUGGESTS12 min
All governments are born to die. Even Aneurin Bevan admitted that in 1945 when there was such an electoral landslide that we Tories were no more than a decimated platoon surrounded by a socialist horde. “We shall be in power for twenty-five years,” he said to me in the camaraderie of the smoke room, "but for one reason or another we shall then be thrown out.By BEVERLEY BAXTER8 min
Some of the most agonizing moments of my boyhood were spent trying to guess when some speaker would sit down. One of the worst was our minister, a robust, grey-haired man who looked so comfortable when he leaned on the pulpit that he gave the feeling that he was up there for life.
A DIRECT TELEVISION LINK HOOKING CANADA TO EUROPE could be strung under the Atlantic within three years at a cost of about $50 million, a U. K. industrialist claims. British newspapers thumped for the project when it was laid in front of the Canadian trade mission to the U. K. earlier this winter by Pye Ltd.
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