WHEN Dr. Robert Greig, a thirty-eight-year-old war veteran who graduated in dentistry last spring, faced his first patient the determination which had carried him through six years of hardship as a student suddenly deserted him. Excusing himself he left the patient, a woman, and walked from the sun porch, where he had set up his office, through the living room where his four children were playing to the kitchen where his wife, Velma, was baking.By JOHN CLARE18 min
Conn Smythe got his start with a bet on a hockey game and he’s been gambling ever since — so well that there hasn’t been an empty seat at a Maple Leaf home game for a solid five-year spanBy TRENT FRAYNE16 min
It’s a fact that alcoholism among Jews is twenty times more rare than among some gentile groups. Scientists are trying to discover why this is and when they do they may find the answer to a growing social problemBy SIDNEY KATZ14 min
UNLESS you live in Newfoundland or Prince Edward Island there is a man in your province who has the power to prevent you from seeing any film, or any part of any film of which he, personally, does not approve. Although his salary is paid by your taxes he may refuse to tell you the name of the pictures he forbids you to see, and he doesn’t have to give you any reason for his actions.By GEORGE HILLYARD ROBERTSON14 min
Near Drumheller you drop five hundred feet and sixty million years into the weird canyon of the badlands, graveyard of prehistoric monsters. Yet "up on top" no one mind that most Canadian haven't heard about this great tourist attractionBy BARBARA MOON12 min
They don’t carry guns but Canadian policewomen like Montreal’s Marguerite Cloutier have proved themselves highly effective on special jobs where the clomp of a harness bull would give the game awayBy ZOE BIELER12 min
NOT LONG AGO sixty-year-old John Pryde was tugging away at a wrench on a transformer tie rod in the Westinghouse plant in Hamilton, Ont. The wrench slipped and he skinned his fingers. He threw the tool down, stomped over to the bench, yanked a printed form off the bulletin board and wrote: “They should have socket wrenches for tightening transformer tie rods.”By MAX BRAITHWAITE11 min
IN THE many years that I have been writing this letter I have tried to depict the political drama not only in the terms of actual events and scenes in the House of Commons but in the trends which make themselves felt long before they appear on the surface. As far as procedure and tradition are concerned the old Mother of Parliaments might still be enjoying the spacious days when Pitt and Fox and Walpole directed its destinies.By Beverley Baxter10 min
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