This symbol designates Triad, an international crime ring that police believe operates here. But, even without Triad, the laws that rule behind Canada's bamboo curtain are made by a criminal oligarchy with an immigration policy of its ownBy ALAN PHILLIPS25 min
One of the sturdiest myths of Canadian politics is that its leaders are too dull to earn either the nation’s love or its hate. Our legislative bodies are said to be woefully short of heroes and villains. They hardly ever produce a leader whom his admirers call, uncritically, The Man, or his detractors call, furiously, That Man.By RALPH ALLEN22 min
By 1980, 350,000 people will be scrambling to get into Canada's universities. Right now they have room for 129,000. We have two choices: make our old universities bigger, or build new ones. Here's what's going on at the newest of the new ones, good old York U.By BARBARA MOON17 min
THIS YEAR CANADIAN WOMEN will pay five hundred million dollars into the coffers of a world-wide conspiracy, a conspiracy dedicated to one unswerving purpose, the purpose of driving men mad, yes mad, with desire. I cannot bring myself to write in milder terms of women’s complicity in the gigantic plot we call fashion.
MOST MEDICAL HEADLINES — and there are plenty of them in these days of rapid scientific advance — are concerned with the physical side of medical research: another virus isolated; new bacteria spotted; a different kind of pathological tissue caught by the X ray.By Peter Gzowski13 min
IN A NATIONAL TELEVISION INTERVIEW from Toronto's Maple Leaf Gardens this winter, Boston hockey player Don McKenney suggested to a couple of million viewers that the National Hockey League’s method of selecting its annual all-star team was well-meant but less than perfect.By TRENT FRAYNE5 min
After nineteen months of ministerial bungling, complicated by prodigious self-contradiction and genuine uncertainty, the Diefenbaker government has at last come up with a trade policy toward the European Common Market. It's a solution which implies the government's reluctant recognition that once Britain enters the European Economic Community, the Commonwealth will have lost most of its economic significance.By Peter C. Newman5 min
President John F. Kennedy may not be exercising as much influence on a recalcitrant Congress as he and his advisers might wish—indeed, his legislative program is badly bogged down — but there is no doubt about the influence John and Jacqueline Kennedy, and to a lesser extent young Caroline, are exerting on the American public.By Ian Sclanders4 min
In Germany they’re called halbstarke — the half-mature. In France they're blousons noirs (black-jackets) and in Russia they're tagged with a capitalist label — hooligan. Italians call them vitelloni—fat calves—and in Australia they're bodgies if they’re boys and widgies if they’re girls.
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