With shortages of teachers, schools and money the Canadian educational system is creaking toward chaos. But perhaps the biggest problem of all is deciding what kind of education our children needBy SIDNEY KATZ26 min
Cartier found it, but it took mining magnate Jules Timmins and his iron vision to lift Seven Islands, Que., out of the past and into a bustling future. Now millionaires are burgeoning where four years ago a team of huskies represented wealthBy MCKENZIE PORTER15 min
Don Wright, London, Ont., sorted out fourteen fellow citizens who liked to sing, touched them with his magic baton, and then from his spare room rose the rich close harmony that carries his name from coast to coastBy TRENT FRAYNE14 min
For centuries the hen has been trying to raise a family—only to have her eggs eaten for breakfast. She gobbles super foods to grow up faster—and ends up in the oven quicker. The only way she gets even is by ruining tired businessmen who run off to the country to raise chickensBy ROBERT THOMAS ALLEN12 min
The story you want is part of the Maclean’s Archives. To access it, log in here or sign up for your free 30-day trial.
Experience anything and everything Maclean's has ever published — over 3,500 issues and 150,000 articles, images and advertisements — since 1905. Browse on your own, or explore our curated collections and timely recommendations.WATCH THIS VIDEO for highlights of everything the Maclean's Archives has to offer.