October 1, 1969

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THE HUMAN CONDITION

the human zoo

WHEN A MAN IS REACHING retirement age he often dreams of sitting quietly in the sun. By relaxing and taking it easy he hopes to stretch out an enjoyable old age. If he manages to fulfill his sun-sit dream, one thing is certain: he will not lengthen his life, he will shorten it.
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'I opened one eye, took a deep breath, knew there was a new heart beating in my chest and thought: Thank God, we made it!'

It was a Friday, a warm, beautiful June day in 1957. Perrin Johnston, a 43-year-old Toronto businessman, and his wife Peg, a nurse, were doing the weekend shopping. Johnston had come home early from the office, feeling tired. Now, suddenly, he felt an acute pain in his stomach and pains down both arms.
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THE NATIONAL SCENE

SASKATOON the Good life City

(It was planned for people)
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THE NATIONAL SCENE

THE 30 MEN TRUDEAU TRUSTS

A guide to Ottawa's new inner-circle of power
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TALKBACK

TALKBACK

TV commercials: credibility gap/Steinmann: why should we be proud?/ Maritime Union: one voice — but weaker?
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MACLEAN'S Canada Report

A NEW DIRECTION FOR THE NEW DEMOCRATS: LEFT!

One thousand determined men and women meet in Winnipeg this month to prove that W. A. C. Bennett was wrong when he boasted he had “saved all Canada from socialism.” They are delegates to the policy conference of our perennial Tomorrow Party, the NDP, a movement that has struggled within sight of power several times within the past 30 years, only to see the vision fade.
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TRAVEL

TRAVEL

Mexico: the 'square route’ of pleasure
THE HORROR ON GULL ISLAND 48f48g

THE HORROR ON GULL ISLAND

They cast lots and then it was man eat man
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CANADIANS YOU SHOULD KNOW

CANADIANS YOU SHOULD KNOW

The phone rang at 3 a.m. in William Spira’s home in suburban Toronto. The voice at the other end sounded American and frightened. The young man told Spira he was in danger of being court-martialed — could Spira do anything? Spira told the boy to come to his home where they’d see what he could do.
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HUMOR

Read any good horoscopes lately?

FOR THE PAST few weeks I've been trying to find out why Canadians are going in for what is probably the biggest revival of astrology since the fall of Babylon, which invented it. Nobody even looks at you out of the corner of an eye now if you say your moon is in Pisces.
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