January 24, 1977

George Chuvalo is still on his feet 2223

George Chuvalo is still on his feet

Never mind that he’s 40, overweight and a might-have-been, or that he’s back in the ring mainly to plug a new soft drink. The man has class
Mainly because of the meal? No, mainly because of the president 3637
Business

Mainly because of the meal? No, mainly because of the president

A. J. E. Child, president of Burns Foods Limited, is a balding accountant with a preference for precise three-piece suits, a formal man whose initials fit him more neatly than his given name, Arthur. You’ll find him, 10½ hours a day, behind a massive black-topped desk, its starkness unrelieved by so much as an ashtray, in his office several miles away from the Burns packing plant in the blood-and-guts atmosphere of the Calgary stockyards.
The great Canadian shape-up 4041
Fitness

The great Canadian shape-up

The fitness craze swept Canada about five years ago much like any other fad. Canadians of every shape and age embraced it just as we had the Frisbee and the low carbohydrate diet. Somehow the word got out that as a nation we were overweight and unfit, ripe for every cardiovascular ailment endemic to mankind.
The god that failed 3031

The god that failed

Welfare states have created as many problems as they’ve solved, but they still have one thing going for them: they’re better than the alternative
Brian Linehan has ways of making people talk... and talk... and talk 5455
Television

Brian Linehan has ways of making people talk... and talk... and talk

Everybody laughed when young Brian Linehan first sat down in front of Toronto’s CITY-TV cameras. Even at a station that was known to let the receptionists read the weather, he was green. Linehan fumbled and mumbled his way through a 15-minute interview with Canadian director Eric Till.
Interview 45

Interview

With Shere Hite, author of the newest best seller on female sexuality
More seals for the killing, and more people trying to stop it 1213
Preview

More seals for the killing, and more people trying to stop it

It may seem like only yesterday that the last great seal hunt battle was lost and won, but actually its resumption is only a few months away. In March, on the ice floes off the coast of Newfoundland, Canadian and Norwegian sealers will attempt to knock off 170,000 (up 43,000 from last year) baby harp seals for their pelts, and three militant conservationist groups will try to stop them.
Compared with the horrors yet to be unleashed, today’s oil crisis will seem like a skirmish 3637
Business

Compared with the horrors yet to be unleashed, today’s oil crisis will seem like a skirmish

“What effect is OPEC having on the Third World countries?” echoes the oil analyst, with the impatience that only New Yorkers can show when asked to consider something other than their own navels (or, in this case, the U.S. economy). “They’ll starve, of course.
Unemployment: does anybody really care? 1415
Canada

Unemployment: does anybody really care?

The year was 1961 and a record-shattering unemployment rate of 7.1% touched off an uproar across Canada. Newspaper editorials shouted out their anger, business and labor leaders demanded government action, economists fretted and in parliament the opposition declared the situation to be a national emergency.
Contrary to popular opinion, ‘surrogate’ is not a four-letter word 4647
Behavior

Contrary to popular opinion, ‘surrogate’ is not a four-letter word

The “library” at the Centre for Social and Sensory Learning in Los Angeles specializes in books relating to one broad topic: The New Sexuality, Total Orgasm. Acts Of Love. It also contains plastic squeeze bottles of “oil for sensual massage.” a vibrator, and a queen-sized bed piled with fuzzy-feel pillows.
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