July 24, 1978

With W. O. Twaits, cochairman, the Business Council on National Issues 45
Interview

With W. O. Twaits, cochairman, the Business Council on National Issues

After a career that began as a 58-cents-an-hour laborer with Imperial Oil during the Depression and ended as the company’s chairman, William Osborn Twaits is today retired and serves as cochairman of the Business Council on National Issues.
The enemy grows older 2223
Closeup/International Affairs

The enemy grows older

And, if Cuba’s exiles are right, more vulnerable
A lean and hungry look 2829
Closeup/Health

A lean and hungry look

Who cares about being fat? Who doesn’t?
It’s all in the games 1819
Closeup/Sports

It’s all in the games

Including a few bucketsful of bad blood
Exception to the rules 3435
Closeup/Architecture

Exception to the rules

Moshe Safdie has more changes to make
The answer, of course, is to quit eating 1415
Canada

The answer, of course, is to quit eating

Marigolds at a garden’s edge discourage the dreaded nematode—a worm with a fondness for tomatoes and lettuce. Onions repel aphids, and a clove of garlic offends everything. Such nuggets of gardening lore may once have seemed remote for most Canadians, like some esoteric branch of phrenology.
From Russia With Gas, or: The Improbable Dream 4647
Business

From Russia With Gas, or: The Improbable Dream

On the face of it, the proposal seems fanciful at best. A $4-billion 1,000-mile pipeline from eastern Siberia, under the Bering Strait, across Alaska, hooking into the yet unbuilt Alaska Highway pipeline to bring Soviet natural gas through Canada to U.S. markets.
Rag-time 5051
Fashion

Rag-time

When Linda Milne began wearing authentic old clothes from the ’30s and ’40s, the image she brought to mind was none so vivid as the little girl who has tripped upon a basement storage chest filled with remembrances of her mother’s youth. Strutting her stuff in the narrow, calf-length skirts, padded shoulders and dropped waists of a fashion era predating her birth, she was, in her own words, an oddity.
Say what you want about Ottawa, it makes a damn good athletic supporter 6061

Say what you want about Ottawa, it makes a damn good athletic supporter

Edmonton is not a sophisticated town. Wealth it has. Rough boots it has. A subway it now has. Tit-’n-bum journalism it now has, thanks to a transplanted version of The Toronto Sun. Polish it ain’t got. It will, nevertheless, be the locale next month for one of the most sophisticated decisions forced on the Canadian public.
Six-and-a-half years to 1984—and counting 4849
Media

Six-and-a-half years to 1984—and counting

The police are unfailingly polite. They shake hands, they smile, they never raise their voices. Warrants are presented, searches conducted, materials confiscated—all without a single serious breach of decorum. But good manners aren’t everything.
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