August 29, 1959

THE NEW THIRD PARTY Can farmers and labor get together? 23
BACKSTAGE

THE NEW THIRD PARTY Can farmers and labor get together?

CANADA’S NEW political party, which the Canadian Labor Congress and the CCF have been incubating for a year and a half, is still a long way from hatching but is beginning to make audible rattles in its shell. On the last weekend in August about five hundred people, some of them delegates of labor and CCF groups and some invited guests speaking only for themselves, will meet in Winnipeg for a three-day seminar to discuss the name, nature and purposes of this embryonic party of the left.
The world’s busiest gambling house 1011
ARTICLES

The world’s busiest gambling house

Behind its respectable facade, the Toronto Stock Exchange is a rowdy casino where a stenographer may win a fortune or a tycoon may lose his shirt. It’s also an essential source of vitality for Canada’s expanding economy
Mailbag 45

Mailbag

"One law for rich, one for poor? No. None for poor" Is Britain the world’s dirtiest nation? Was the captain to blame in the Lusitania’s sinking?
Is unemployment here to stay? 2223
ARTICLES

Is unemployment here to stay?

The recession’s over, but several hundred thousand Canadians —from free-loading frauds to serious distress cases—are drawing unemployment insurance. What’s more, says Maclean’s Ottawa editor, nobody is likely to do much about it. Here’s why
Holiday weekend in Stratford 1415
LEISURE IN CANADA

Holiday weekend in Stratford

The home town of our most famous theatre lacks night clubs and exotic restaurants but offers other kinds of glamour and excitement — white swans, picnic tables under weeping willows and the high tragedy and broad comedy of Shakespeare
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Parade

Parade

News of a spanking good pamphlet
A LOOK AT TOMORROW IN TERMS OF TODAY 0_21
PREVIEW

A LOOK AT TOMORROW IN TERMS OF TODAY

Roy Thomson girds for U.S. conquest The distaff side of Canada’s fastest family
The most praiseworthy order of playboys 1617
ARTICLES

The most praiseworthy order of playboys

In their scarlet fezzes and bulging pantaloons, the fun-loving Shriners can quickly reduce a whole city to tears of exasperation and mirth. But the $120 million they’ve spent on hospitals for crippled children proves they’re
How Alastair MacLeod is discovering a new theory about mental health 2021
ARTICLES

How Alastair MacLeod is discovering a new theory about mental health

Leaving problems of the mentally ill to others while he pioneers a clinic for the mentally well, this Montreal psychiatrist is finding that the majority of people are not only quite fit but are highly capable of staying that way
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Maclean's Movies

Maclean's Movies

ANATOMY OF A MURDER: A topnotch courtroom drama, adapted from the popular novel by Robert Traver. Lee Remick, one of Hollywood’s more plausible temptresses, portrays an armycamp wife whose jealous husband, a lieutenant, is on trial for killing the man who raped her.
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