November 3, 1962

A JAPANESE CANADIAN GOES “HOME" 2627

A JAPANESE CANADIAN GOES “HOME"

IT’S BECOME a journalistic tradition that when a writer approaches a foreign country, he begins to compose in his mind his opening paragraphs as soon as he's fastened his seat belt for the landing. Not one to flout tradition. I put together these words, more or less, as Japan Air Lines' DC-8 Kamakura Special slowly swooped down toward Tokyo’s Haneda airport this summer:
40 MONTHS TO MAKE OR BREAK CANADA 1617

40 MONTHS TO MAKE OR BREAK CANADA

The Americans themselves are setting up our greatest chance to avoid union with the U. S. We have 40 months to go
A national report on THE ABORTION MILLS AND THE LAW 1819

A national report on THE ABORTION MILLS AND THE LAW

This year, 75,000 Canadian women will undergo bloody and dangerous “kitchen” abortions. In many cases, their own doctors will agree the women need abortions for medical reasons, but will refuse to operate from fear of the law
“OH, SING IT, YOU PRECIOUS PENTECOSTAL PEOPLE!” 2021

“OH, SING IT, YOU PRECIOUS PENTECOSTAL PEOPLE!”

A portrait of a church that swings—the Pentecostal Assemblies—and the new kind of old-time religion that is sweeping Canada and the world
HATE 2425

HATE

THE EMOTIONS
FOR THE SAKE OF ARGUMENT 2627

FOR THE SAKE OF ARGUMENT

THE LAST REAL PEDESTRIAN IS DEAD. All his life, until the day he died (of natural causes) last August, William Charles Turney held the quaint belief that people are more important than traffic lights or cars. Being an Anglican priest, he was a man of principle, and what Father Turney preached about the inherent rights of men over machines, he practised successfully as a resolute jaywalker on Winnipeg streets for thirty years.
WHAT BRITAIN'S COMMON MARKET BID COULD DO TO CANADA 1819

WHAT BRITAIN'S COMMON MARKET BID COULD DO TO CANADA

ON THE LAST DAY of the Commonwealth Conference in September, after Canadian delegates had been talking themselves blue in the face for nearly two weeks about the threat to Canada’s vital interests if Britain goes into the European Common Market, a British official said to me, “I still don't know what vital interest Canada is talking about.
MAILBAG 89

MAILBAG

Although I have been a subscriber to your magazine for about 15 years, I have never till now felt the slightest urge to send in any comment, complaint, or pat on the back. Subscribing to Maclean's and reading Maclean's has been just too dull for that.
OVERSEAS REPORT 23
BACKSTAGE IN OTTAWA

OVERSEAS REPORT

Euromart showdown: who’s against whom in Britain these days
THIS FORTNIGHT 7273
THIS FORTNIGHT

THIS FORTNIGHT

The astonishing discovery about modern England: it’s a fascinating place
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