September 18, 1965

A MAN IS HANGED 1213

A MAN IS HANGED

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 when
One doctor’s lonely, costly battle for medicare 1617

One doctor’s lonely, costly battle for medicare

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 plan
EVERYBODY HERE LOVES Charlie Chamberlain 1819

EVERYBODY HERE LOVES Charlie Chamberlain

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.
Remember when people came first? 2627

Remember when people came first?

Robert Thomas Allen’s rueful look at pets
MY 4 HOURS AS A SPY 2425

MY 4 HOURS AS A SPY

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 . . .
WHEN CANADA BUILT THE STRONGEST MEN IN THE WORLD 2829

WHEN CANADA BUILT THE STRONGEST MEN IN THE WORLD

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-half
DOWNTOWN IN THE ARCTIC 2021

DOWNTOWN IN THE ARCTIC

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
WHY DO WE laugh? 2021

WHY DO WE laugh?

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!
FOREIGN DOCTORS WHO “AREN’T GOOD ENOUGH” 0_21
MACLEAN’S REPORTS

FOREIGN DOCTORS WHO “AREN’T GOOD ENOUGH”

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.
MAILBAG 5859

MAILBAG

Slaps and salutes for Sinclair / Discrimination against the Hutterites?
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