September 26, 1959

THE WORLD OF DUDDY KRAVITZ 1819
FICTION

THE WORLD OF DUDDY KRAVITZ

Fighting his way up from the slums of northern Montreal a new and major character steps jauntily into the Canadian scene in this new story by Montreal’s brilliant young novelist
The rough-and-tumble world of penny stocks 2223
ARTICLES

The rough-and-tumble world of penny stocks

Why do they soar—and tumble? Who makes money— and who loses? Here’s a sharp and lively look at this legal lottery and the lively people who call the shots
Is our system of child adoption good enough? 1415
ARTICLES

Is our system of child adoption good enough?

Hundreds of couples seeking children get discouraged by waiting or red tape Hundreds more are finally rejected without appeal on debatable grounds Thousands of children are kept from waiting homes for religious reasons
The college where Joe College wouldn’t fit 2627
ARTICLES

The college where Joe College wouldn’t fit

The University of Montreal is going gallantly broke while its earnest carabins prefer politics and polemics to cheerleaders and panty raids. Of course, they can relax in the students’ bar
We were trapped by a forest fire 2829
ARTICLES

We were trapped by a forest fire

In the British Columbia wilds, fires aren’t supposed to start in May. But this one did and only two game horses saved our lives
the bewitching sights and sonnds of autumn 2425
ARTICLES

the bewitching sights and sonnds of autumn

Kicking through piles of rustling leaves wielding the gang’s toughest chestnut reluctantly answering the clang of the school bell sniffing the sharp country air ...
We need political parties in civic government 1011
For the sake of argument

We need political parties in civic government

The level of government which affects Canadians most intimately is that which is least respected and most ignored. In no other sphere of government is the traditional Canadian apathy more apparent than in that of civic government. Newspapers speak of a “good turnout” if as few as twenty-five to thirty percent of the eligible voters go to the polls to choose a mayor and aldermen.
Curtain call on the "fateful parliament" 1213
London Letter

Curtain call on the "fateful parliament"

The debate came to an end and from the government front bench came the familiar words: “I move that this House do now adjourn.” The electric bells rang through the corridors as the policeman in the public lobby shouted the ancient cry: “Who goes home?”
THE GREAT TIGHT-MONEY MYSTERY What’s changed since '56? 23
BACKSTAGE

THE GREAT TIGHT-MONEY MYSTERY What’s changed since '56?

SELDOM have reporters been baffled as they were when Prime Minister Diefenbaker. back from the west, undertook to explain to the group who met him at the airport what he meant about “tight money.” What he had said was clear: “There is no tight-money policy.
Parade 7879
Parade

Parade

School bells go for round one
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