June 5, 1965

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DORION’S DILEMMA

HOW TO TELL THE GOOD GUYS FROM THE BAD GUYS

ALTHOUGH THE LEGAL PROBLEMS of Lucien Rivard, and the amazing array of influential people who tried to solve them, have been front-page news for six months now, it is safe to say that most Canadians have lost track of the plot. Unlike Britain's Profumo case, which had a clearly differentiated cast of hussies, villains and dupes, the Rivard affair is far too complex to be so dramatic.
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HOLIDAY TRAILS OF CANADA

Hugh MacLennan on THE CABOT

IN THE FIRST TWENTY YEARS of this century much of the region of Cape Breton now encircled by the Cabot Trail was as remote from Sydney as the Northwest Territories are now, and life in its villages was far more isolated than it is in Fort Simpson.
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The Professors' WONDERFUL CIRCUS

PAUL BOUISSAC, who lectures in French literature at Victoria College, University of Toronto, is undoubtedly the only academic in Canada as knowledgeable about gazoonies and hanky-panks as he is about Voltaire and Balzac. A “gazoonie” is circus argot for the assistant who helps the wild-animal trainer feed his lions and elephants.
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Joey Smallwood’s new, new, new Newfoundland

First he sold the idea with “the damnedest hullabaloo”—then started making it come true, with new schools, hospitals, roads, and rising prosperity. The only thing that hasn’t changed is Joey
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VICTIMS OF THIS AFFLUENT SOCIETY

our Overgrown children

ONE OF THE PROUDEST BOASTS on behalf of the modern way of life is that it grows bigger people. The figures are familiar to all who read the Sunday supplements: in forty years the average height and weight of fifteen-year-olds have increased four inches and twenty pounds for boys, two inches and ten pounds for girls.
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A funny thing happened on my way to rent a summer cage

It’s not that the ads lie, really . . . they’ve just got a language all their own. And the author learned it the hard way . . .
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BACKGROUND

One housewife’s scary discovery: When you’re living with a Bomarc in your back yard, you’d better not complain about it
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MACLEAN’S REPORTS

BACKSTAGE IN OTTAWA

The truth about Quebec’s sudden ambitions abroad
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MACLEAN’S REPORTS

HOW “NEAR BANKS” THRIVE ON YOUR CASH

Those big 4¼ Percent signs may be frightfully uncouth but they sure mean business
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MAILBAG

Canadian National Railways may contend that English is “the universal language of the American Association of Railroads, even member companies in Mexico" (Reports), but it should tell Mexico’s railroaders. Rail buffs, visiting Mexican roundhouses, can rarely make themselves understood in English.
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