Parliament has been promised a free vote on the death penalty. The philosophy of capital punishment will be debated at length— but few will mention the grim reality: what happens at midnight in the killing room whenBy ALEXANDER ROSS17 min
For his active support of Saskatchewan’s pilot plan, Dr. Sam Wolfe has been branded a heretic by his profession, shunned, dropped from the faculty of the college of medicine. But, unshaken, he’s showing how doctors might adjust under a national planBy JEANNINE LOCKE12 min
Carping critics claim he can't sing, dance or act. But when this rough-cut, trouble-prone, carefree bear of a man steps before the TV cameras and sings Danny Boy or Trees, he tears the heart out of a million and a half contented Canadians, who hope he'll never change CHARLIE CHAMBERLAIN, who is watched by one and a half million Canadians a week on Don Messer's Jubilee TV show, was himself watching TV with me early one afternoon in a Halifax bar.By SUSAN DEXTER14 min
WENDY MICHENER, in West Berlin for the film festival, boarded a train, crossed into East Berlin, stepped onto the platform of the Friedrichstrasse station . . . and snapped the picture at left. Immediately she was arrested: it was verboten. And then the grilling began . . .
They were French Canadians, mostly, who came out of the bush to dazzle audiences by hefting backbreaking weights and climbing poles with oxen slung around their shoulders. Even in an era when men were men, they ranked as heroes, by showing the world they were men-and-a-halfBy GERALD GODIN9 min
What can other countries show us in ways to develop the north? Recently Russia for the first time lifted the curtain on Arctic Siberia for a team of Canadian experts. Here’s a firsthand report on that vast, vital new world, by Jack Austin, special assistant to the minister of northern affairs and national resources
Joy, sadness, shyness, slapstick, the off-color or absurd ... at times all can trigger anything from a chuckle to a belly laugh. Enjoy it— it’s good for you. But, friend, you’d be surprised what you’re telling the world about yourself!By JOAN WEATHERSEED8 min
DR. KRISHNA BAICHWAL, a specialist in cardiovascular surgery, is eligible to hang out his shingle in Britain, British Columbia and Nova Scotia. However, since he happens to prefer to live in Ontario, he holds a salaried job as a resident surgeon and research fellow at Toronto Western Hospital.By HAL TENNANT, ALAN EDMONDS6 min
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