Political payoffs for “the boys,” the mordant wit of Sir John A. Macdonald, a plot to blow up the Commons, the hilarious embarrassments of early royal tours . . . scrupulously recorded the sights and sounds and scenes of Canada’s first fifty years of official lifeBy JOSEPH POPE19 min
If you've ever applauded or deplored a TV show called Tabloid, marveled or moaned over one called Close-Up, or cheered or jeered the demise of one called Long Shot you’re among the thousands of fervent fans and caustic critics ofBy PETER GZOWSKI18 min
The young men with the duck-tail haircuts needed a friend who wouldn’t be shocked by their problems. I volunteered. It was the -most frustrating, heart-breaking—and sometimes rewarding—thing I’ve ever tried to doBy Jeann Beattie15 min
Among globe-trotters who’d rather not fasten seat belts and stare at cloud banks, the growing fleet of Atlantic liners is winning unprecedented popularity. Here’s your ticket to spend a luxurious week with a Maclean’s editorBy McKenzie Porter14 min
Booking Les Grands Ballets Canadiens into the remote Quebec boom town of Sept Isles seemed as improbable as billing Ulanova in a Klondike saloon. The result was only one of several surprises Madame Chiriaeff and her dancers gotBy KEN LEFOLII11 min
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