November 19, 1960

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Weekend on Baffin Island

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THE FATAL FASCINATION OF CAR RACING

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THE INVISIBLE UNEMPLOYED

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Weekend on Baffin Island

Telek is the only luxury resort under the midnight sun: a cluster of heated tents where you can eat seal steak you shot yourself from an outboard canoe, hook into an Arctic char, and earn — like the writer Kalunakotak —an Eskimo name to take home with you
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THE FATAL FASCINATION OF CAR RACING

From 1960: The last and most popular of the blood sports is now taking hold in Canada. This is a report on what draws men to racing: not speed alone, but the certainty that if they spill blood it will be their own

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THE INVISIBLE UNEMPLOYED

The jobless families of 1960 still look like everybody else—trapped on a high plateau of living standards, but desperate for means to keep themselves there. Here's an intimate report on the real distress of the unemployment that looks like prosperity
The rich are coming out of hiding 1819
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The rich are coming out of hiding

These are the men who make their money fast and spend it faster: They’ll pay a million for a private plane, blow a party of friends to a week in London just to watch a horse race, or fly a Chinese meal from Montreal to Miami. A new look at the new rich
IN WRESTLING all the Indians are chiefs 3031
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IN WRESTLING all the Indians are chiefs

Mordecai Richler meets Eddie Quinn — the ringmaster of roughhouse in Montreal and half the east—and his hired hands, who work their way up in the organization until it’s their turn to be champion
The biggest little man in low-cost housing 2829
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The biggest little man in low-cost housing

John Fienberg modestly admits that he builds more houses for less money than anybody else in Canada. Here’s how he puts them up, at $11,415 each, and sells them off, at the top of his voice
HMCS St. Laurent’s race to rescue the enemy 2021
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HMCS St. Laurent’s race to rescue the enemy

In July 1940 a German U-boat sank the British liner Arandora Star, dumping 2,000 men into the North Atlantic. By an irony of war, 1,600 of them were German and Italian prisoners. The Canadian destroyer St. Laurent picked up 861 enemy survivors in a rescue that has no equal in the annals of the sea
We need more “nuclear powers" —and better Soviet espionage 1011
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We need more “nuclear powers" —and better Soviet espionage

We can and must do something to reduce the risk of nuclear war. The most promising measures, however, are seldom the most obvious or popular. For example, one useful step would now be to add to the number of countries with the independent capacity to employ nuclear weapons.
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WE ADOPTED A NEGRO

So far the Huyckes and their colored son, Ricky, have found bigotry less common than good will, but there are warning signs of harsher ordeals yet to come. This is Joy Huycke's story of the pleasures and pains of mothering a child of mixed blood
IT’S TELEPATHY THAT BRINGS LASSIE HOME 2021
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IT’S TELEPATHY THAT BRINGS LASSIE HOME

Scientists now think that unlike birds, which have some kind of built-in navigation system, homing pets come in on a beam of love
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