All eyes are riveted to the object. For the crew it has become more or less routine but for the passengers, new to space travel, the effect is spellbinding. As the Von Braun Express swallows up the last few thousand miles of the voyage, the colossal space city looms stark and bright against a black void.By Allan Bailey11 min
I was quite surprised to see the article, The Jehovah Factor (March 20). It is indeed time to give credit where credit is due. It is worth noting the thoughts of Issac Newton regarding the origin of the universe. According to the October, 1957, Minnesota Technolog, Newton had a mechanical model of the solar system.
They pack their suitcases as frequently and nonchalantly as most people brush their teeth. The opinion poll, the telephone and the airplane are essential tools in their secretive trade. They travel a low road of blue smoke, counterintelligence and intrigue.By ROBERT LEWIS8 min
“Well, now,” said the elderly lady in the straw hat, taking her seat behind the 16th green. “Mmmmn,” said a man who might have been her husband. “Just look at that,” she said, looking around. “Mmmn,” he said, following her gaze. “Dogwood. Redbud.
The first time I met Pierre Trudeau, one sunny Sunday early in 1968, I trailed him for a whole day and accidentally witnessed his first encounter with 19-year-old Margaret Sinclair since the two had met on Tahiti. Our relationship has now proceeded to the level where the other day, as he was coming out of his press conference, he purposely stepped on my foot.By Allan Fotheringham5 min
The handwritten letter addressed to Gordon Fairweather, chief commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission, was downright nasty. “Having been called a white honky many times in the streets of Toronto,” the angry woman wrote, “I have not bothered to spend taxpayers’ money on my human rights.”By JULIANNE LABRECHE5 min
Whoever said Canadians were dull. We have invented a unique, new pastime: the constitution game. The rules are strict, but simple. For one set of players, Ottawa and English Canada, the trick is to shift about bits of the British North America Act without changing the basic pattern of the board.By Léon Dion4 min
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