April 1, 1972

OUR TOWN

THE BUSH LEAGUE COMPLEX

EXPLORE CANADA

A FEAST OF PROVINCES

BACKING THE BETTER MOUSETRAP

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OUR TOWN

THE BUSH LEAGUE COMPLEX

Toronto society, like the author, is WASPish, provincial and not easily amused
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EXPLORE CANADA

A FEAST OF PROVINCES

Five thousand miles for the eye and the mind to grasp and the memory to hold on to
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BACKING THE BETTER MOUSETRAP

Man invents mousetrap. Mousetrap works. Inventor beats a path to his nearest Canadian venture capitalist
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20 THINGS YOU'D BETTER KNOW ABOUT THE NEW TAXES

If you don’t want to lose your shirt
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BIG TOWN

END OF THE ROAD

Toronto (remember the Argos?) is the city of the highest-paid losers in Canada
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THE SOUND OF MARIO BERNARDI

Outside Ottawa's Arts Centre is winter. Thank God for the maestro within
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THE UNREAL DEREK IS UNREAL

“If people ever found out what I'm really like, Mom, I’d be finished”
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THE VIEW FROM OTTAWA

Central to Pierre Trudeau’s philosophy is the idea that the basis of political society is the individual human being, possessing “inalienable rights, over and above capital, the nation, tradition, the Church, and even the State.” The goals of government, Trudeau once told a parliamentary dinner in Australia that was expecting him to talk about the Commonwealth or trade, should be to realize “maximum human dignity, maximum human welfare, maximum environmental quality, and minimum violence in human relationships.”
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YOUR VIEW

Your mention of Champ Clark’s statement to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1911 that he hoped to see the day when the Stars and Stripes would float over America right to the North Pole — All Canada Wants For Christmas Is Itself (December) — was very interesting.
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THEIR TOWN

WELCOME TO THE MIDDLE-CLASS CAPITAL OF THE WORLD

Bring to Toronto your upwardly mobile masses yearning to breathe free
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