I can’t help but feel that I am missing out on the seemingly national trends of being unfaithful to my spouse and experiencing only a “twinge” of guilt about the infidelity (“Sex and lies,” Cover, Sept. 28). I would not expect—nor want—Maclean’s to examine the issue in moralistic terms, but I am surprised at the cavalier tone I sensed at what is perhaps the greatest betrayal in human relations.
Ruth Berry knows she missed a golden opportunity As a family studies professor and now dean of human ecology at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Berry has taught personal finance and family money-management to generations of students.
Fighting off three chronic illnesses takes a lot out of a six-year-old. Last year, Olivia Blackmore was absent 75 days from her senior kindergarten class, and every time she returned it was like the first day of school all over again. But this year, the feisty girl is not going to miss school—or at least the social interaction that a Grade 1 class provides.
DIED: Award-winning television journalist Eric Mailing, 52; of a brain hemorrhage, following a fall down stairs in his Toronto home. Mailing was best-known for his documentary work on CTV’s W5 with Eric Mailing and CBC’s the fifth estate. The Swift Current, Sask., native was a reporter for the Sun in Swift Current, The LeaderPost in Regina and The Toronto Star, before switching to television in 1974.
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