I have just finished reading the May issue of your great magazine. My congratulations to those who took part in The Native Condition: A Canadian Tragedy. When I first subscribed to Maclean’s, I thought I was subscribing to another ordinary magazine, but it isn’t so.
My father moved out when I was three, which in 1973 is psychoanalytical soulsearching. In 1953, it was scandalous, crushing, a social stigma. The bitterness between my parents continues to this day; the divorce action itself, after all those long years, still festers and hurts.By PENNEY KOME5 min
Nobody talks much about bad taste anymore. I admit I rather miss it. There used to be a few Members of Parliament who could be relied on at least once a year for a good rant about skin and smut on the CBC. Their presence was reassuring, evidence of moral bedrock.By HEATHER ROBERTSON5 min
A little girl stops playing with her doll and looks up at her mother. “Mummy,” she asks, “is Daddy a burglar?” “No,” her mother laughs, “he’s a doctor.” A young woman is sitting in a hospital lounge. Across from her is the family of a dying patient.By ROSAMOND CUNNINGTON5 min
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