Millions of Canadians hunger for all those things. Bramalea, Canada's first “satellite city” looked at first like a magic answer. Has it worked? Maclean's WALTER STEWART says no. The reasons are complex. But many of them add up to this: too much concern for profit, not enough concern for people.
No one knows exactly when it began. Nor can anyone guarantee it will last. But there is no doubt that it’s all around now, from the lyrics of pop music to the caucus rooms of Ottawa. And more and more it is forcing people to choose sides. Either you’re for Canada, or you just don’t care. Editorially, Maclean's cares intensely. We present this report, frankly, with an ulterior motive.By COURTNEY TOWER16 min
THERE ARE TWO good reasons why anyone going to Expo 70 at Osaka this year should make a few diversions from the beaten path to Japan. The first is that most people can take only so much of the splendor of world expositions — and the fare’s the same whether you go for three days or three weeks.By JAMES MONTAGNES13 min
I FOR ONE am wildly enthusiastic about the political future of Canada. This future is bound to be exciting because of the intense nature of the maturing forces at work. One of the keys to this drive for maturity is Quebec. Quebec is forcing us to grow up in a hurry because Quebec is controversy.
WHAT EVER HAPPENED to Judy LaMarsh? A little of everything has happened to me since I left the parliamentary fish bowl in April 1968. It seems to almost everyone that I was one of the first bits of flotsam cast adrift by the incurling tide of Trudeaumania. It has not done much good to protest that I had long before planned to leave politics.By JUDY LaMARSH10 min
WHAT'S THE MARKET going to do? For the more than two million Canadians who invest in stocks and mutual funds, the question is almost mundane: they’ll either make a few bucks or lose a few. But for the people on these pages the question has an almost cosmic significance.By ALEXANDER ROSS8 min
Unless, that Is, It’s already on us. Is It? Even the astrologers don’t know for sure. But they are sure It's big — and good — news. Here Is Canada's first full report on why all those weird and wonderful people are sure everything is going to get better for us all (especially after the nuclear war of 1999)By JON RUDDY7 min
VIEWERS IN outlying areas, please do not adjust your sets. We are experiencing difficulties with the reasoning of the Canadian Radio-Television Commission. Critics are working on the problem. Normal service will be resumed as soon as possible.By DOUGLAS MARSHALL6 min
I CAME DOWN to the city recently after six months away and, in the past when I had come back, there had always been a beautiful young surge of excitement but this time, for the first time, I did not feel it at all and it was painfully clear that, between me and the city, something had changed forever.By HARRY BRUCE6 min
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