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
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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.
"Kitchen summits” are better than no summits at all 45
Editorial

"Kitchen summits” are better than no summits at all

IT IS PROBABLY A GOOD THING for the world that Vice-President Richard Nixon decided to open his campaign for the U. S. presidential nomination in Siberia instead of, say, Iowa or Indiana. It looks as if he and Premier Khrushchev, after a mutually acrimonious start, have come rather to like each other personally, and good personal relations at a high level can do no harm and may do some good.
the trips we took when we were kids 2425
ARTICLES

the trips we took when we were kids

What’s the fun of zooming over the continent if you haven’t time to see the sights? And since when did they start measuring the joy of travel in miles per hour? Modern transportation has its place but it’ll never compare with
Backstage WITH SHORTS 23
BACKSTAGE

Backstage WITH SHORTS

The war of the naked knee-bone at Canada’s summer resorts — who’s winning?
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