Bank robbers, holdup men, burglars and pickpockets —most thieves today are specialists. So the police must set one specialist to catch another, and sometimes they must shoot first and ask questions laterBy CHIEF JAMES MACKEY19 min
DURING THE NEXT few weeks no member of the Conservative cabinet, not even John Diefenbaker himself, will arouse as much controversial comment as Donald Methuen Fleming, the teetotaling, onetime Sunday school teacher from Toronto, who, as minister of finance and receiver general of Canada, will be defending the government’s annual budget.By PETER C. NEWMAN17 min
Gisele seldom sees her famous neighbors, Gable and Globe, and seldom enjoys the luxurious home that success brought her. She's mostly away on the "treadmill” that brings in big money she never gets into the bankBy as told to STAN SHELLER16 min
Thirty years ago Canada — and the world — was shivering through its first winter of the Depression. The one with a capital D. We were entering a decade which was to become known as the Dirty Thirties, as opprobrious an epithet as human beings have ever given to a period of history.By Frank Croft15 min
IN THE FALL of 1948 all hell broke lose in the phlegmatic science of medicine. It started when researchers at the Mayo Clinic began injecting a new drug called cortisone into a group of incurable arthritic cripples and found them dancing between their beds a week later.By KEN LEFOLII10 min
Every Thursday when parliament is sitting there is a secret meeting of the 1922 Committee — named after the year of its birth, of which every Tory MP is automatically a member. From time to time attempts have been made to change its name to the Conservative Private Members’ Committee, but tradition dies hard at Westminster.By BEVERLEY BAXTER6 min
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