June 14, 1976

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Blessed exile

While Trudeau declines and Marchand falls, Gérard Pelletier has found sanctuary in Paris, the wisest, perhaps, of the Three Wise Men
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Interview

Interview

With Dr. Hans Selye
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The Unithinkable Jerry Brown

Can a Jesuit-trained, Zen-oriented bachelor and political hippie hope to became leader of his country? why not? he says, Look at Pierre Trudeau
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Justice

The self-making of a political superstar

Roy McMurtry’s nose is peeling and is slightly out-of-joint—a victim of over-exposure to the sun and the media. Little flakes of dry skin are visible, and it itches. But then, it is a sensitive nose, quick to sniff out a news story or a shift in the political wind.
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The snapshot war

The snapshot war

With $800 million a year at stake, Polaroid and Kodak went for their guns. Watch the battle develop before your very eyes
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World news

The World

Britain: the sick man of Europe takes another turn for the worse
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Canada

Habitat: living up to all non-expectations

The unseasonably vicious wind and rain had already chilled most listeners to the bone. In the name of the new social and economic order, they sat huddled in a large, drafty, converted air force hangar while a disillusioned Indian activist put the damper on a major conference that was barely under way.
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If the Canadian people are hot for a lynching, who is Allmand to say them nay?

“Please, judge, hang him!” wrote a London, Ontario, woman after a recent murder trial. A sick response? Commented the trial judge: “It’s only human to react emotionally to murder. There’s a lot of emotion on the other side, too. Those abolitionist fellows are not above cooking the books either.”
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Prizes include memos leaked by the RCMP plus preferred shares in a duty-free shop

Prizes include memos leaked by the RCMP plus preferred shares in a duty-free shop

It being spring, and the blood flowing, time for the first annual Canadian Current Events Whiz Quiz. Entries are restricted one to a customer. Marks will be awarded for neatness. 1. Would you feel safe sending James Richardson to the corner store to buy (a) a Piper Cub? (b) a tricycle? (c) a cup of sugar? Choose one.
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Medicine

Some people who have died—and lived to tell the tale

Susan Kraft hardly remembered the accident at all—the car spinning wildly out of control, heading at high speed for a concrete bridge abutment. “But at the moment of impact,” she later recalled, “I entered a calm, dreamlike state, accompanied by a feeling of being at peace with everything.”
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