May 15, 1965

My global quest for the Pleasure of Ruins 1819

My global quest for the Pleasure of Ruins

Famed Canadian photographer tells of an exotic search for the past
The good town that’s fighting a bad name 1617

The good town that’s fighting a bad name

Once Canadian City of the Year, the solid old community of Chatham, Ontario, has become a casebook of civic ills. Politicians live in fear of nameless terrorists, Ottawa lists it as a “depressed area,” the morals of its children have been thrown into serious question. It’s a “nice” town still, but it’s in trouble. Here’s why
How one Canadian family leaped the language barrier —together 2223

How one Canadian family leaped the language barrier —together

The author and his children reached a decision: they’d make their Winnipeg home a little pocket of biculturalism and bilingualism - they’d all learn French. Here’s how - with moments of hilarity - they did just that
SOME OF MY BEST CANADIAN FRIENDS ARE BEAVERS 2425

SOME OF MY BEST CANADIAN FRIENDS ARE BEAVERS

The Danish ambassador, dean of Ottawa’s diplomatic corps, stalked the beaver with a camera in the Gatineau hills. Before leaving for another post he paid this tribute to a Canadian symbol that, surprisingly, most Canadians know little about
MAILBAG 1011

MAILBAG

Those crape-hangers / Need mirrors in the pews / Hush, hush, sweet Wendy / Look inward, Quebec
"IT'S THE HARDEST JOB TO GO HOME FROM..." 1415

"IT'S THE HARDEST JOB TO GO HOME FROM..."

Amid the bustling routine of a huge children's hospital, Joyce Relyea's duty is to do what other nurses must avoid. She becomes personally involved in the often heartbreaking problems of sick and lonely children in a strange world they cannot understand
The race to create a space Superman 2223

The race to create a space Superman

Once the pipe dream of science fiction and comic strips, he’s now being taken over by Space Age scientists, who believe that in the near future they can produce a man who’s impervious to extreme heat, cold and fatigue, has the strength of a giant, and stays young and healthy by hibernating like a bear THE SOVIET ASTRONAUT who took a walk in space, and the United States Gemini team who scored their own first by shifting orbital gears and steering their spacecraft, may be among the last of the "normal" spacemen.
Here's how we can end the farce of sending fourth-rate teams into world hockey 1213
FRANK BOUCHER'S CHALLENGE

Here's how we can end the farce of sending fourth-rate teams into world hockey

CANADA’S ABJECT failure at the World Hockey Championships in Finland, where we finished fourth to Russia, Czechoslovakia and Sweden, marked the end of my personal patience with what has become known as Father David Bauer's four-year plan to restore our international hockey prestige.
ARGUMENT 6667

ARGUMENT

MICHAEL BLISS asks: What happened in 1867? Nothing much. So why bother about the centennial?
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