is Ted Allan, a partly fabulous Canadian playwright who was once a Communist but is getting rich fast, from books, movies and plays. Now he’s making the grade as an actor—starring in plays he wrote himselfBy KILDARE DOBBS17 min
The magnificent Victorian pile in downtown Ottawa that serves as our parliament is the most important and most familiar building in Canada. Every day thousands of words are written and broadcast about the political activities within its grey sandstone walls.By Peter C. Newman16 min
Castro’s right-hand man once said Cuba was the first chapter in the story of the Latin American revolution, with nineteen other chapters to follow. From the signs visible today, he may have been right, Maclean’s Washington editor reports from the barricaded streets of CaracasBy Ian Sclanders15 min
Led by a controversial Torontonian named John C. Parkin, Canadian architects are putting up more and more of the steel-and-glass slabs that belong to what Frank Lloyd Wright called the flat-chested style. Here is what other architects think about Parkin, and what Parkin thinks — and does — about the cities we live inBy ALAN PHILLIPS15 min
The street mobs that shook the nation in January were shouting about pay and taxes, but the real issue lies deeper. In a bilingual biracial country, the two groups are heading for a showdownBy LESLIE F. HANNON12 min
MOST, INDIVIDUALS who get safely born now live to grow old, and of these a high proportion live to become truly aged before death supervenes. But it is becoming commonplace to put up a rearguard action against that final confrontation. Keeping worn-out bodies alive for an extra few months by means of modern medical techniques has become a challenge to all concerned.By N. J. Berrill, Medical miracles often bring only needless suffering to those who are beyond real hope. Here a distinguished Canadian scientist speaks for every man’s final right — the right to die in peace11 min
Ex-convict Glen Hjalmarson (below, in Toronto) has served three sentences. Here he tells how it feels to pace a cell in the weeks just before a prison term is up, when the criminal must walk out into a world that doesn't need him. Hjalmarson writes of the convict as only two men ever see him—his cellmate and himself
Dublin—This spring the first luxury chalets of a modern holiday resort will be built on a peninsula jutting into beautiful Clew Bay on the western coast of the Irish Republic. They’ll be in strange contrast to the primitive stone cottages of the County Mayo natives.By Leslie F. Hannon6 min
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