October 6, 1975

The hundred-million dollar club 3435

The hundred-million dollar club

HERE, ASSEMBLED FOR THE FIRST TIME, ARE CANADA’S 17 RICHEST MEN. THEY GET WHAT THEY WANT, WHEN THEY WANT IT
With INDIRA GANDHI 45
Interview

With INDIRA GANDHI

On June 25, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi shocked the Western world when she declared a state of emergency that apparently gave her the right to run India as she sees fit. In 1971, following her Congress Party’s victory in the general elections, Mrs. Gandhi was charged on numerous counts of campaign irregularities.
MOVING TO CORRECT THE DRIFT 2627
Canada

MOVING TO CORRECT THE DRIFT

“I’m not planning any cabinet shuffle or major change,” Pierre Trudeau declared at a pre-vacation press conference in early August. By the end of the month, Trudeau’s well-laid plan to wait until next year for a changing of the guard was dashed.
Carole Taylor doesn’t want to be perfect 5051

Carole Taylor doesn’t want to be perfect

SHE WAS THE PROM QUEEN WHO MARRIED THE PRINCE AND LIVED IN GOLDEN PLACES. THEN SHE RAN OFF WITH THE MAYOR OF VANCOUVER
The bank that broke its word 5859

The bank that broke its word

TO GET ITS CHARTER, UNITY PROMISED GREAT NEW THINGS IN BANKING. NOW HERE’S WHAT HAPPENED...
TWO SHOTS LATER, FORD’S A BELIEVER 3031
The World

TWO SHOTS LATER, FORD’S A BELIEVER

Despite all his bravado and courageous talk of not bowing to assassins, President Gerald Ford’s public appearances will never be the same again. He has now been convinced that if he does not stop plunging into crowds at scheduled locations—grinning his way through hundreds of handshakes—he will not live to run in next year’s election.
FROM THE QUILL OF MASTER DAVIES, THE GREAT CANADIAN NOVEL 9293
Books

FROM THE QUILL OF MASTER DAVIES, THE GREAT CANADIAN NOVEL

Every detail of Massey College routine reflects the values of Robertson Davies. The Master overshadows the institution he runs just as much as the fictional characters he creates. Bearded, gowned and unfashionably erudite, Robertson Davies is Central Casting’s idea of the Eminent Personage.
OTTAWA DANGLES A $2.5-BILLION PLUM, AND THE LOBBIES GATHER 6869
Business

OTTAWA DANGLES A $2.5-BILLION PLUM, AND THE LOBBIES GATHER

Ottawa has been the scene of furious backroom lobbying during the past two months over the purchase of billions of dollars worth of military aircraft. The armed forces are looking for a new, antisubmarine, long-range patrol plane, a new jet fighter to replace their outdated fleet, or maybe both.
Letters 1617
Letters

Letters

On behalf of the United Empire Loyalists’ Association of Canada, with branches from sea to sea (and two in Toronto, naturally), I would like to thank Bruce McCall for his excellent article, Settling The Score For George III (July). I cannot believe that he is not still “with us.”
People 6667

People

John Diefenbaker, as he said and showed during his eightieth birthday festivities, is in very good health but that wasn’t the case earlier this year. Diefenbaker was suffering from prostatitis and about to enter hospital, and there was some speculation he’d never come out.
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