April 11, 1959

The high and mighty MACKENZIE 1819
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The high and mighty MACKENZIE

Cold, aloof and magnificently prodigal, this Nile of the North tolerates and serves man only in its swift summer. Then it retreats into the frozen silence that daunted its discoverer 170 years ago
The sleazy grey world of the call girl 1415
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The sleazy grey world of the call girl

High-priced prostitutes have been surrounded with false glamour by a recent wave of radio, television and newspaper publicity. Now SIDNEY KATZ explores
The poet who outfought Duplessis 1617
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The poet who outfought Duplessis

To tangle with Quebec's iron man in his own province is a deed that calls for valor. To lick him is a miracle. A versatile McGill professor named Frank Scott has done it twice. Here’s the story of the man who won one of the longest and most stirring courtroom feuds in history
The complex riddle of MISSING PERSONS 2425

The complex riddle of MISSING PERSONS

Three hundred Canadians disappear every week. Some are found within hours, others not for years. A few vanish forever. Seldom do police, private detectives, anguished relatives or compassionate neighbors ever find the same answer twice to
The fur trader who grubstaked our nation 2627
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The fur trader who grubstaked our nation

Donald Smith spent thirty lonely years in Labrador, then soared to a title and a business empire. On his way he toppled a government, financed the CPR, dreamed up Mounties and generated more love and hatred than any man in our history
Will Canada ever make the majors? 3031
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Will Canada ever make the majors?

Even ebullient Jack Kent Cooke is growing frustrated chasing the big-league baseball franchise that’s been “coming” for nine years Here’s a penetrating look at the confusion that’s holding it up—and our chances of getting it at all
The famed and fearsome muskellunge 2829
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The famed and fearsome muskellunge

Anglers seldom bother to tell lies about our mightiest fresh-water fish because the true tales of terrifying encounters with his thrashing five-foot body and snapping, sharp-toothed jaws put fiction to shame
Common sense won’t work with children 2223
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Common sense won’t work with children

It’s a widely touted virtue but it’s almost useless in raising youngsters. A renowned psychiatrist tells why
Canada should get out of the Arctic 1011
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Canada should get out of the Arctic

It is difficult for people who grew up half a century ago to realize how profound the advent of the atomic weapon has altered the whole problem of defense. In the past, geographical features such as high mountains, great rivers, deserts or the sea were sufficient to provide nations with a high degree of security.
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Should a juror take a drink? Has Social Credit an answer to unemployment? The med men aren't dead yet
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