March 1, 1958

THE BEST YEARS OF THEIR LIVES 2425

THE BEST YEARS OF THEIR LIVES

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.
THE STREETS OF CANADA: Hastings 1415
Articles

THE STREETS OF CANADA: Hastings

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.
CONN SMYTHE’S WONDROUS PLEASURE DOME 2021
Articles

CONN SMYTHE’S WONDROUS PLEASURE DOME

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.
Where we REALLY stand with the U.S.A. 1011
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Where we REALLY stand with the U.S.A.

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 appraisal
Exactly who is James Bannerman? 1213
Articles

Exactly who is James Bannerman?

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.
Grounds for divorce: two years apart 89
For the sake of argument

Grounds for divorce: two years apart

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.
Will the Tory rebellion topple Macmillan? 89
London Letter

Will the Tory rebellion topple Macmillan?

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.
The subject of my talk today is: Why I don't like speeches 1819
Articles

The subject of my talk today is: Why I don't like speeches

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.
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PREVIEW

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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BACKSTAGE

The “hidden report” uproar: what it really means
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