March 1, 1971

THE NATIONAL SCENE

Endure, Endure:

THE HUMAN CONDITION

Could This Man Manufacture 3,000,000 Trudeaus?

LEISURE

What souped-up, smogfree, quiet-riding dream machine has two wheels, one sprocket, and a subculture all its own?

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THE NATIONAL SCENE

Endure, Endure:

A year ago novelist Mordecai Richler ventured out from hometown Montreal for a western Grand Tour. Flere are some pages from his journal of discovery

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THE HUMAN CONDITION

Could This Man Manufacture 3,000,000 Trudeaus?

A SAINT is SOMEONE who has achieved a remote human possibility. It is impossible to say what that possibility is. I think it has something to do with the energy of love. Contact with this energy results in the exercise of a kind of balance in the chaos of existence.

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LEISURE

What souped-up, smogfree, quiet-riding dream machine has two wheels, one sprocket, and a subculture all its own?

THE SLEEK, BLACK limousine pulled up in front of the bike shop. A grey-haired man, looking fat and prosperous in a Savile Row suit, stepped out and walked into the store. He stood at the counter, pulled out $350 from a wad of orange bills. Along the wall, bicycle spokes glistened like diamonds.
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CANADA REPORT

Poor Sport

We spend millions on culture while our amateur athletes go begging

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SAVE OUR CITIES/2 Toronto

Toronto 2001: Fumes Or Flowers?

WE CONCEDE that downtown Toronto will never look as ugly and as inhuman as artist John Richmond’s nightmare vision on the right. Nor, unfortunately, will it ever be the city of light and joy Richmond imagines over the page. The point is, which picture is closer to the reality of the way people in Toronto will be living in the year 2001? By that time, according to the best estimates available, Toronto will be the main urban centre for a region of eight million people.
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SAVE OUR CITIES/2 Toronto

They're Changing The Guard At City Hall

REFORM MOVEMENTS usually come and go at city halls much like those troupes of ethnic dancers always being welcomed in the mayor’s office. The reformers begin with a polka of fast protest, then tend to slide into an elegant political gavotte to the right and finish by waltzing with the Establishment.
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REVIEWS

To them he’s just David Steinberg. To us (now that he’s made it), he’s Canada’s own David Steinberg

THE RECEPTIONIST in Playboy magazine’s Park Avenue New York office swiveled around with a throaty, “Can I help you?” Yes, I said. I’m here to interview David Steinberg. You know, David Steinberg, the comic. “Oh,” she said, “you must be the gentleman from McLeens.”

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GOING PLACES

Z-Z-Z-Zihuatenjo, A Great Place To Do Nothing On A Full-Time Basis

You GO TO ACAPULCO because there is something about Acapulco — the sound of the name rolls off the tongue like brandy and crystallizes images of airline stewardesses and tanned gangsters in wraparound sunglasses and discreet, very efficient waiters beside the swimming pool; and you sit on the terrace of the Mirador Hotel and watch the diving exhibitions from the cliffs of the Quebrada while they take your money away from you.

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SAVE OUR CITIES/2 Toronto

These Nice People Just Won A Street Fight

FIFTEEN, EVEN 10 years ago the Marlborough Avenue affair would have been a front-page headline in a downtown daily : ANGRY STREET DECLARES WAR ON CPR. Now it is left to the fortnightly Toronto Citizen, a plucky inner - city tabloid launched last year, to carry the dispatches from the Marlborough front.
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AT YOUR SERVICE

If your children could inherit cancer, should you have children?

IF YOU SUFFER FROM diabetes, varicose veins, short sight, or any one of several hundred other assorted ailments, it’s your fault for not choosing your parents more carefully. More accurately, it’s your parents’ fault for putting together your particular assortment of genes when they formed a reproductive team.

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