In April 1915 the Canadian division in Flanders was the untried army of a country that had never fought a real war. Then a German horde charged behind a drifting yellow-green fog of horror and death. The Algerians broke. The French broke. The Canadians held, and Ypres that day became part of Canada’s fabricBy RALPH ALLEN22 min
RECENTLY I SPENT SOME WEEKS learning the answer to a question that has become a major personal preoccupation with more than a million Canadians: how to control overweight. (Doctors estimate that one Canadian in fourteen is seriously overweight; one in four is too heavy for good health.By ERIC HUTTON18 min
The Conservatives have governed the U. K. for ten years, and many experts think they will govern for the next twenty. Why are the Tories of the 1960s apparently a self-perpetuating party, and who are the men who'll try — against long odds — to break Macmillan's hold? A report from Maclean's overseas editorBy LESLIE F. HANNON15 min
MOST PARENTS sum up all the blessings they want for their children by saying that they want them to be "successful.” But the realization of this goal poses a herculean question: how is "success” to be achieved? Given two people of apparently the same calibre, why does one succeed while the other fails?By SIDNEY KATZ14 min
Two easy-to-get groups of drugs, amphetamines and barbiturates, have been hooking growing numbers of Canadians, particularly juveniles, into the depravity and violence of addiction. These drugs are more vicious than heroin, but until now police have been almost powerless to deal with traffickers or their victimsBy CATHY BRESLIN13 min
The doctor ran a sanitarium. His brother Will ran errands, often under the doctor's lash. Then the doctor's invention — corn flakes — made his brother a multimillionaire, and the underdog took the upper hand
WE CANADIANS pride ourselves on the high standards of administration of justice that we have set for ourselves. Our courts have said time and again that the administration of justice must be above all suspicion, and that not only must the administration of justice be in fact just but it must be carried on in such a manner that no doubt can arise whether it is so or not.By J. M. GOLDENBERG SAYS8 min
JAMES HOWARD MEREDITH, a handsome young Southerner, spent nine years in the U. S. Air Force. Honest, generous, unfailingly cheerful, willing to tackle any chore assigned to him without complaining, he rose to the rank of staff sergeant.By Ian Sclanders7 min
To the secret police posing as passport inspectors the sleepy Canadian looked like any other not-quite-bright tourist. Little did they guess that this man was a cunning counter-agent, survivor of a dozen hairsbreadth escapes — none other, in fact, thanBy Bruce Hutchison6 min
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