June 1, 1974

The weird world of Scientology 2425

The weird world of Scientology

Taking a toll bridge to a science fiction faith
FACE TO FACE 2829

FACE TO FACE

A tiny coffeehouse-folk club in Toronto's Yorkville district was one of the mid-Sixties settings for the launching of Joni Mitchell’s spectacular career. She began singing in her hometown Saskatoon, and had created a minor stir at that summer’s Mariposa Folk Festival.
Gene Mauch: The Lion in Summer 4041

Gene Mauch: The Lion in Summer

The story of a rough on the diamond
GRAND HOTELS 3233

GRAND HOTELS

Will there always be an England in the Empress of Victoria, the Windsor Arms of Toronto and the Ritz-Carlton of Montreal?
A corporation programmed for failure 4243
The CBC under siege

A corporation programmed for failure

It was the second day of the Canadian Radio-Television Commission’s hearings, held last winter to consider renewal of the CBC’s broadcasting licenses. People were slowly, talkatively, resuming their places after lunch. Remote from the floodlit podium, where the 14 commissioners were settling back behind their table, sat the CBC’s president, Laurent Picard, alone in the last dim row of public seating.
How to add years to your life 3031

How to add years to your life

If you’re a Type A — too bad The beat goes on for Type B
My short, grisly career as a TV superstar 3839

My short, grisly career as a TV superstar

How a novice celebrity got a potato stuck in his mouth and why CBC Halifax was not amused
YOUR VIEW 1616a

YOUR VIEW

In his March article, How We Used To Learn About Sex, Michael Bliss insinuates that the perils of self-abuse as described by past moralizers are not to be taken seriously. Obviously, Bliss is unaware of the experience of the late I. B. Solo of Edmonton who in 1968 masturbated an unprecedented 33 times over a period of only 12 hours and 45 minutes.
There’ll always be a New England 5657

There’ll always be a New England

A land of clambakes, rustic inns and Walden Pond
Return from obscurity 8687

Return from obscurity

A last hurrah for Merrill Denison
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