May 10, 1958

A NATIVE'S RETURN TO B.C. 1213

A NATIVE'S RETURN TO B.C.

In a centennial year, an expatriate British Columbian looks affectionately (and sometimes critically) at his former home: "the go-the-limit province, the boom-or-bust province ...that part of Canada where nothing is done by halves"
Short history of B.C. 3637
Sweet & sour

Short history of B.C.

From colony to Centennial and back again, with irreverent asides on Captain Vancouver, why the War of 1812 went east and how Victoria got that way
BACKSTAGE IN SHOW BUSINESS 23
BACKSTAGE

BACKSTAGE IN SHOW BUSINESS

The song-and-dance spoofs that laugh at Canada — and pile up profits at the box office
The vanishing giant that built a province 2425

The vanishing giant that built a province

The Douglas Fir survived the Ice Age, saw Drake and Cook and gave birth to B.C.’s greatest industry. Now ravaged by loggers, made old-fashioned by science, it’s past the point of no return
THE STREETS OF CANADA: Government 1617

THE STREETS OF CANADA: Government

It walks from Victoria's seafront like a dowager, turns seductress and merchant, and dies like a tramp. In its two-mile odyssey it is haunted by gold seekers, a genius, eccentrics, and the visionaries who wed Canada to the Pacific
Parade 104105
Parade

Parade

Dearth of a salesman or two
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PREVIEW

PREVIEW

A LOOK AT TOMORROW IN TERMS OF TODAY
The rise and fall of Social Credit 2627

The rise and fall of Social Credit

Surging “On to Ottawa” just a year ago, the west’s wonder party now seems headed for destruction. Maclean’s Ottawa editor reports on the oddly assorted men and mixed ideas that created, briefly, a unique political phenomenon
WHAT B.C. MEANS TO NINE OF ITS BEST ARTISTS 2627

WHAT B.C. MEANS TO NINE OF ITS BEST ARTISTS

”The overpowering presence of nature has been their prime inspiration”
The truth about the Sasquatch 3435

The truth about the Sasquatch

Legends are among B.C.’s famous exports. Red Wind and Running Hawk doubted this one until Captain Bromfield-Coogan’s trap revealed
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