The story of the gold rush has often been told. But here is the fabulous Klondike through the eyes of a woman who went there to teach school, fell in love with the north and with a penniless sourdough, and stayed twenty-five exciting yearsBy LAURA BEATRICE BERTON32 min
There were DPs fifty years ago and they, too, found this a strange and wonderful land. One of them was a young Lithuanian who had two great assets: a passion for work and the recipe for Ben’s Smoked Meats. This is his storyBy KEN JOHNSTONE27 min
Gilbert Harding, Britain’s “bilious bachelor of broadcasting,” has in six short years climbed to dizzy heights of popularity by demolishing with an acid wit anyone crossing his path. His considered opinion of Canada: Culturally, it stinks!By MARJORIE EARL23 min
Warned that the Mohawk waited in the far forests with gun and scalping knife, Maisonneuve still pressed on to where the broad St. Lawrence meets the Ottawa. In the shadow of a cross he placed on Montreal mountain, his settlers braved death to found a great cityBy Thomas B. Costain22 min
As cries for Senate reform increase, Maclean’s presents nominations for an entirely new Senate, chosen from all walks of life by a special panel of non-partisan contributors representing all ten provinces
A camera record of the Crawleys’ honeymoon developed into Canada’s biggest commercial film business. They use their kids for the cast, their Ottawa back yard for the set and they’ve won enough awards to paper a roomBy ALAN PHILLIPS17 min
The rabbit keeps the wolf from the door, covers women in mink, puts chicken on the table, advances medical research and leaves kids helpless with laughter. But, except at Easter, all anybody remembers is that he's the animal kingdom's Caspar MilquetoastBy THOMAS WALSH16 min
You can’t tell the new test-tube fibres without a program. So here’s a consumer expert to steer you through the maze from Acrilan to Terylene. He answers such questions as: "Will it wash?” "Will it wrinkle?” "Will it melt in the sun?”By SIDNEY MARGOLIUS16 min
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