March 28, 1959

The night the Empress of Ireland went down 2021
ARTICLES

The night the Empress of Ireland went down

She was supposedly safer than the Titanic ... but in a few fog-shrouded minutes of error she sank in the St. Lawrence with a thousand lives. This is the graphic story
A day in the life of a spaceman 2829
ARTICLES

A day in the life of a spaceman

Science fiction to the contrary, new worlds aren’t conquered by carefree bachelors. The space-ship pilots will be ordinary guys with mortgages, kids and problems
The dilemma of our defense policy 45
Editorial

The dilemma of our defense policy

BEFORE IT DECIDES what weapon, if any, shall replace the Arrow, the government must face a decision of much deeper gravity. The big question in our defense policy has very little to do with the choice of weapons. It is only of secondary importance whether the Arrow is obsolete, whether the DEWline is obsolete, whether our NATO air squadrons and ground battalions are obsolete.
The art of Lunenburg cooking—and eating 2627
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The art of Lunenburg cooking—and eating

For two centuries the folk of this Nova Scotia-German community have been concocting their own special ambrosia from the fruits of their land and the sea. Now a widely read cookbook and gourmets who’ve been there are telling the world about
Mailbag 45

Mailbag

Was Berrill attacking superstition-or religion? A civil servant grammarian talks back Do you have to drink to get ahead in business?
MOUNT ROYAL’S VALIANT STAND AGAINST PROGRESS 1617
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MOUNT ROYAL’S VALIANT STAND AGAINST PROGRESS

The hogback in the heart of our greatest metropolis is a year-round kaleidoscope of sylvan beauty— a retreat for poets and lovers— but it splits Montreal up the middle and stifles traffic like a gigantic roadblock
THE HOME THAT REBUILDS CHILDREN’S LIVES 1213
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THE HOME THAT REBUILDS CHILDREN’S LIVES

A unique Ottawa experiment in kindness is bringing dramatic improvement in the behavior of disturbed, unhappy little social castoffs who only grow more defiant when punished
Parade 6465
Parade

Parade

The boss burned up, too
A LOOK AT TOMORROW IN TERMS OF TODAY 0_21
PREVIEW

A LOOK AT TOMORROW IN TERMS OF TODAY

Who’s going out of the social register Cent-a-mile electric cars soon on market
Rudy Pilous’ recipe for enjoying a headache 2021
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Rudy Pilous’ recipe for enjoying a headache

For most of his 44 years, this ex-beer waiter, pipe cutter and hobo has thrived in tight corners. And even hockey’s most perilous job—coaching Chicago’s bewildering Black Hawks—hasn’t crushed his resilient spirit
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