In its four salt-scented miles of kinks and jogs it harbors the highest and lowest life in Halifax. It belongs to shopkeepers, seafarers and tenement dwellers...and the eerie ghosts of a panoplied pastBy Thomas H. Raddall21 min
In today’s sea of Conservative smiles a scowl still sometimes marks the staunchest if unruliest Tory of them all. Grattan O’Leary’s tirades have never spared his friends —not even nowBy Alan Phillips20 min
My husband was amused. My son was embarrassed. My classmates, young enough to he my children, resented me. But I made a childhood ambition come true— and learned things about myself I never knewBy FLORENCE I. SMITH17 min
As everybody knows, a certain amount of anti-American feeling is abroad in the land, and some of the things being said about our Big Neighbor to the south are not entirely flattering. Recently that famous and hot-tempered novelist, Morley Callaghan, of Toronto, had his ears bent by a succession of people sounding off against the U. S.
At first Longden thought Count Fleet was crazy. Then the headstrong colt carried him past every horse in sight to sweep racing’s richest prizes in a brief brilliant partnership that has known few equals
The topic of Canadian American relationships ought to be extremely popular nowadays since there is probably no other single factor influencing our society which is of greater import to us. We should be thinking and talking about it with the same kind of vigor that we devote to discussions of hockey, sputniks, baseball, stocks, new car models, and the other vital elements in Canadian civilization.By Farley Mowat11 min
BEST BET RUN SILENT, RUN DEEP: Lieut. Burt Lancaster and Cmdr. Clark Gable of Uncle Sam’s navy are partnered in this tough, realistic drama of submarine warfare in the Pacific in 1943. Happily, there is a bare minimum of the seemingly inevitable hokum among the crew, including the “unlucky” lad who is clearly marked for death.By CLYDE GILMOUR3 min
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