Leacock called it Mariposa. But it’s Orillia, Ontario, with a century of memories, tree-shaded streets, old homes, a lake to fish in... and a Champlain Monument. It’s what we were—and are, at heartBy JACK BA TTEN18 min
This may be a photo of a Vancouver spiritualist named James Wilkie... or of a timeless spirit named Rama who has come from the Other Side to inhabit Wilkie’s body. Don’t judge hastily: whoever it is, he can tell the futureBy ALLEN SPRAGGETT18 min
IN HONG KONG one morning last February, Mrs. Ho Jo Chin, 35, arose as usual at three o’clock and walked several miles to the flower market to buy flowers to sell in the street. She worked through to midday, took the afternoon off to have her eighth baby, a girl, at a nearby clinic, then walked back home, with the baby, to look after the rest of the family.By NATHAN DRESKIN13 min
McLUHAN: THE GAR AS A TOY WHAT’S GOING to happen to the car in the future? We asked Marshall McLuhan, Canada’s communications oracle, and he came up with a pretty pessimistic answer. “The car's future isn’t rosy, it’s not rosy at all,” he told us.
They’re unarmed, can’t make arrests and get no glory. But this little-known band of postal sleuths wage a quiet, devastating war against swindlers and light-fingered Harrys most police forces can’t matchBy N. R. DRESKIN9 min
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