May 1, 1970

CANADA’S NATIONAL MAGAZINE

The Case Of The S.S. Typhoid

AT YOUR SERVICE

Choose The Boat That’s... You

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CANADA’S NATIONAL MAGAZINE

The Case Of The S.S. Typhoid

The story that many of those involved now regard as the greatest detective thriller in modern medical history began at 5.52 a.m. Wednesday, January 14 of this year, when the 28,117-ton Peninsular and Oriental liner Oronsay sailed under the arch of Vancouver’s Lions Gate Bridge flying the dreaded Double Q — two yellow quarantine pennants that signal: “My vessel is suspect.
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AT YOUR SERVICE

Choose The Boat That’s... You

This spring, more Canadians than ever beforemillions of them-will think about buying a boat. If you’re one of them, your problem will be confusion. You’ll have a myriad of sizes, shapes and colors to choose from. We think we’ve found a solution: just as you know a man by his dog, so can you tell a man by his boat.
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THE NATINOL SCENE

Why This Man Thinks These Camels Can Change The Way You See The World

And how he’s spending your money to prove it
LETTERS 2223
IN OUR VIEW — AND YOURS

LETTERS

Pamela Andres’s tender, yet rugged, true Canadian love story, Joe And Mariya In The Promised Land, was so vividly portrayed that I could smell the coal oil, taste the fish, shiver in the icy temperatures and feel that empty void they experienced in 40 years of separation.
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AT YOUR SERVICE

The Woman Who Tells Girls In Trouble: ‘Have Your Baby’

MANY A GIRL in trouble has spotted the ambiguous classified advertisement in Toronto’s afternoon newspapers. “Pregnant and distressed?” it asks, and gives a telephone number. When the girls ring they are often answered by a rather gruesome recorded message, warning about the dangers of abortion.
My friend Sean has quit climbing the CBC tower. And it wasn’t the height that scared hell out of him ... 2829
IN OUR VIEW — AND YOURS

My friend Sean has quit climbing the CBC tower. And it wasn’t the height that scared hell out of him ...

ONE BLAND THURSDAY afternoon my friend Sean McCutcheon climbed up the CBC TV tower in Toronto. He was working for the CBC, it was coffee break, and the day was very clear. From the top of the tower he saw a fire truck go through a red light a block away.
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IN OUR VIEW — AND YOURS

A dream, an oil tanker and a dying bird

I HAVE SEEN the long, sounding curve of the lonely shore only a few times in my entire life, and I have not come even close to knowing it well since the first summer I was there, the summer I turned 12, and I learned to run barefoot on its hard stones, under the turning gulls, and over the happy clams, and around the sinister jellyfish, the sun-crisped cowflaps, the venerable boat sheds, the lobster pots, the old men of the sea, the dry bones of fish, the tar, the marline, the cork, the shells, the spruce, the roily little tidal gut, and all along the cold and ceaseless Atlantic foam.
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Madrid And The Single Girl

THE THROB OF flamenco music spills through the open door of a corner bar. From the street you can see a small band surrounded by crowded tables, four men singing and smiling happily. One plays a guitar, the others clap or stamp out a rhythmic accompaniment.
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REVIEWS

At Last You Have An Alternative TO The Establishment Press. And It Works

IN ALL THE earnest talk about the future of the media in Canada, nobody consulted Judy Pelletier. Too bad. Judy Pelletier’s experience with newspapers would have made her a telling witness for Senator Keith Davey. Mrs. Pelletier is a social worker in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, a specialist in learning disabilities.
“One way or another we’ll get the riches out.” Great. But which way is a crucial question 23

“One way or another we’ll get the riches out.” Great. But which way is a crucial question

THE OIL TANKER Manhattan, nosing through Canada’s eastern Arctic for a second trip, is the stuff of stimulating debate. To many Canadians, the great steel-walled ship is an American economic gunboat, symbolizing more foreign control of our natural wealth.
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