May 1, 1975

LAND GRAB 2425

LAND GRAB

Taking down the for sale signs—while there’s still time
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THE BAD DEATH

Along the foggy south shore of Newfoundland’s Burin Peninsula are nestled the peaceful villages of Lawn and St. Lawrence. For years, these two communities have owed their economic lives to the nearby fluorspar mines; now they owe their deaths to those same mines.
THE PROBLEM NOBODY TALKS ABOUT 7071

THE PROBLEM NOBODY TALKS ABOUT

When sex is going badly, your doctor should be the second to know
LOVIN’ TERRY 5253

LOVIN’ TERRY

He’s no John Donne, but how many condominiums did Donne ever sell?
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PASSING THE TIME WITH GERRY REGAN

He may be the premier, but he’s still a good old Hants County boy
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WALDEN ISLAND

It’s her paradise. As an American she may have to fight for it
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BOOZY SADDLES

A tale of two-fisted cowboys, wild cayuses, little dogies and flat beer
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MAKING A PLACE

Land is not a commodity. Land is a legacy

I was fortunate. I grew up on a farm, and it was there that I first felt everyone should have a trysting space: “An appointed place, as of lovers.” This place is not home. Home is where we learned some rules. Nor is it an island at the mouth of the river.
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NO MORE SLUMMING AT THE HORSESHOE

When I was young and 20, taking journalism at Ryerson, it was considered very daring and chi-chi to drink at an establishment at the corner of Yonge and Gould called the Edison Hotel. The Edison, alas, is now gone, leaving only the renovated remnants of a landmark in Country and Western Toronto style.
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A SMALL HAND FOR A HEAVYWEIGHT

Applause for Jack Munroe, the Cape Bretoner who whipped Jim Jeffries
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