It’s a miracle that one of Canada’s worst-wounded soldiers is alive today—a miracle called Sunnybrook. In this biggest of all Canadian general hospitals, more than one thousand veterans of four wars are spending a few weeks, a few years, or the rest of their liveBy JUNE CALLWOOD25 min
Tooth and nail, the stubborn, unbending Adam Beck battled to break Ontario's private power companies and create the giant called Hydro. He taught his foes some lessons in skilful infighting and finally won his goal of cheap public powerBy FERGUS CRONIN24 min
Here's a new and entrancing Einstein, intimately portrayed by a long-time friend. The greatest brain of our time turns out to be a lonely and forgetful little man who doesn't like socks, who travels third class, who likes to get up and play with the bandBy ANTONINA VALLENTIN24 min
All Canada is asking whether proud Toronto is getting its $57 millions worth from its new subway. They wonder if this kind of magic carpet will provide the best answer to the traffic problems that loom in other growing cities. Here is the evidence to dateBy Fred Bodsworth19 min
In the lobby of Ottawa’s Chateau Laurier stands Big Bill Aylett ready to greet everyone from kings and cabinet ministers to tourists and salesmen. As manager of a hostelry that’s also a national institution he’s gotBy McKenzie Porter17 min
Rena Pettypiece and Ethel Zatyk wanted to be court reporters. They were turned down because of thei sex. So they started their own business in Alberta and now they employ a hundred girls. It’s not that they hate men; they just won’t hire themBy ROBERT COLLINS16 min
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