October 24, 1959

WHY I’M THROUGH WITH SPORTS 3031
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WHY I’M THROUGH WITH SPORTS

Accused of “freezing” in the now-famous Montreal-Chicag Stanley Cup semifinal last spring, referee Storey resigne Now he winds up his colorful career in sport with a warningthe NHL is making hockey too “wide-open” for its own good
The happy havens of Sister Mechtilde 2021
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The happy havens of Sister Mechtilde

When a pregnant, unmarried girl of any color or creed turns to Montreal’s Misericordia Sisters she soon trades any shame for self respect under the compassionate and scientific guidance of the only nun who can cha-cha
THE JEW IN CANADA Where does he stand today? 2223
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THE JEW IN CANADA Where does he stand today?

Now celebrating the two hundredth anniversary of Jewish settlement, our proudest minority numbers only a quarter million and is likely to decrease. Yet, they’ve given Canada priceless gifts in nearly every field from nuclear physics to TV comedy
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The meteoric career of “Flying Phil” Gaglardi

British Columbia’s fast-moving minister of highways (three speeding raps) is also a whirlwind minister of the gospel. Heckled by a hostile press and accused of everything from meddling to manipulation, he bursts through all opposition like a bat out of heaven
How is hospital insurance working out? 2829
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How is hospital insurance working out?

The government plans have won their big objective— twelve million Canadians are no longer haunted by ruinous hospital bills. But what about the critics’ predictions? Are the hospitals going broke? Are their standards falling?
STREETS OF CANADA JAMES 2425
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STREETS OF CANADA JAMES

Hamilton pays top wages and the money is stacked along a single block of the main drag. And where else can you see a view of a spurious Mountain through stained-glass office windows?
THE RAGS-TO-RICHES STORY OF THE LOWLY BASS 2829
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THE RAGS-TO-RICHES STORY OF THE LOWLY BASS

The aristocratic trout may have built Canada's reputation as a fishing paradise. But today's anglers are in full cry after the scrapping roughneck cousin of the sunfish
stage fright THE STRANGEST PHOBIA 2627
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stage fright THE STRANGEST PHOBIA

It can grip an actor of fifty years’ experience as easily as a first-time TV panelist. It’s harder to cure than the common cold—and just about as common
New Canadians have a duty to take out citizenship 1213
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New Canadians have a duty to take out citizenship

Having completed five years’ residence in Canada, I filled in and sent off my application for Canadian citizenship. A month ago I got it. Many other people in this country should do likewise. If Canada entered a war tomorrow — and it could happen — she would find a million and a half people within her borders who have not committed themselves to support her government.
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Adoption agencies: too tough on prospective parents? The "ambiguities" of Canadian political parties Frog-catchers on the road to delinquency
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