He was one of a handful of Canadian artists whose paintings have achieved real fame, but he fought shy of people and publicity so successfully that his wife could not even discover his grave. Here, from, private papers and interviews with the. few people who knew him well, is the first full account of David Milne's long exile in the wilderness he refused to leave
THE LIGHTS OF MY CAR reflected the bright red Danger sign as I turned into the driveway of my suburban home. This was nothing new. The highway engineers had put the sign there years before to warn of a dip in the road a hundred feet farther on and the lights always picked it up as I turned into my yard.
Two Canadian doctors run a modern million-dollar hospital deep in the Congo jungle. But without power, medical supplies or even food for their patients, they practise primitive medicine against the world's most overwhelming disease rate
By July 1, 1963, the U. S. must renew its compulsory military service act — probably permanently — or abandon it. The Pentagon brass wants to keep it. Not all the boys who lose a two-year bite out of their lives want to scrap it. The rest of the U. S. is bitterly divided. Our Washington editor tells whyBy Ian Sclanders14 min
Schizophrenics with little to gain from hospital care have made “startling” progress just by living in ordinary homes. Now the farmers of Huntingdon County, P.Q., are raising healthy minds from ill ones by letting their sick boarders behave like normal peopleBy ANNE MACDERMOT12 min
Seventeen university graduates—évolués—have been trying to run a nation a quarter Canada’s size for a year. Here is how some of them act — and here, too, is an account of the reception their fierce countrymen gave a red-haired reporter
“Just as one African problem destroyed the League of Nations long ago, a multitude of new African problems may destroy the United Nations now, and wreck once more the vision of a world that will do its talking first and its shooting second." report by Maclean’s contributing editor
The last time the Johnstones saw Berlin, they escaped one jump ahead of the Gestapo. This time, they thought they might have to stay one jump ahead of the Red police. But it wasn’t like thatBy KEN JOHNSTONE12 min
If you're bored with Paris, they'll send you to a muleteer's bunkhouse in the Khyber Pass—but the smart people are sunning this season on the Indian Ocean. For people who don't know what's smart this season, here's PorterBy McKenzie Porter on12 min
RIGHT NOW, Canada’s reputation abroad is glowing. By accident or design in our diplomacy, we have impressed the Afro - Asians, bewildered the British, bolstered the Europeans and awakened the overconfident Americans. We have become a force to be reckoned with, just as they forecast at Confederation.By DONALD GORDON SAYS8 min
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