March 20, 1965

OUR SECOND CHANCE AT PUBLIC HOUSING 2021

OUR SECOND CHANCE AT PUBLIC HOUSING

To A LOT OF PEOPLE it seemed like a real milestone the March day in 1949 when a CNR oiler named Alfred Bluett, his wife and their five children moved out of the condemned house they had been renting in Cabbagetown and settled into a raw new brick building in the Regent Park development, in Toronto's east end.
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YEAR 1 OF THE JOHNSON ERA

Canada’s destiny, too, is hitched to this president hell-bent for greatness

IN A WOOD AND STONE house by a small river, in lean hard country that breeds lean hard sons, the great professional of U. S. politics, in the raiment of a Texas cattle baron, relaxed in an oversized rocker. Beside him, in the, more restrained garb of official Ottawa, a Nobel Prize winner and former diplomat, now become a politician who has shown little flair for the tough poker game of political operating, hunched slightly forward in a straight chair, looking pleased and eager to please.
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HOW TO BE A WIDOW

If you are a wife, the hard probability is that you will outlive your husband. Whether you are left in financial comfort or stringent poverty, widowhood inevitably poses other problems-emotional, social and domestic. Here, from the experience of other women, are some guidelines on
They can get Canada for you wholesale 2021

They can get Canada for you wholesale

TERRANCE HOWES and John Heaven, two Toronto men in their mid-thirties, don't much resemble the conventional images of buccaneers, except for a certain raffish derision in their eyes when confronting government officials or solid businessmen.
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Robert Thomas Allen’s sentimental journeys 1: ENGLAND

THE THING I HAD most in mind when I made my first trip to England was a visit to the country of the novelist and poet Thomas Hardy. I don't know how Thomas Hardy is regarded today — he’s probably hopelessly outdated — but he has turned up throughout my life like an old friend.
“Seven Days” and its blunt critic / Does Canada back “black racism”? / Crime and no punishment 89
MAILBAG

“Seven Days” and its blunt critic / Does Canada back “black racism”? / Crime and no punishment

I wish to congratulate you on How To Survive In The CBC Jungle (February 6). This Percy Saltzman interview with the two bright young men of This Hour Has Seven Days brought out clearly the first-rate job the CBC is doing and the dangers that beset it.
That ever-loving, web-footed, made-in-Canada dog 1819

That ever-loving, web-footed, made-in-Canada dog

THE FIRST THING you notice inside Joe and Pollie Loring’s house in King, Ont., after you’ve picked yourself up off their rug, is six hundred pounds of dog. The Lorings own four Newfoundland dogs, each weighing about a hundred and fifty pounds and each given to good-natured, leaping, hundred-and-fifty-pound welcomes to the Lorings' visitors.
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ARGUMENT

TIM FELLOWES SAYS: the crown hasn’t a moral right to make the “little man” suffer—why should it have the legal right?
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MACLEAN’S REPORTS

BACKTALK ABOUT ESKIMOS

. . . from a woman who spent two years finding new hope in our northland
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MACLEAN’S REPORTS

HOW THE $100 FUNERAL IS MAKING A COMEBACK

WHILE THOUSANDS of Canadians east of the Rockies keep tut-tutting and sometimes wringing their hands over the high cost of dying, as described in recent years in at least two best-selling books and a spate of magazine and newspaper features, nearly 5,600 British Columbians are banded together into a society that is making the lowcost funeral not just a possibility but an everyday reality.
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