“Her stomach was an aching knot ... She was crying and wanted to quit ... Her coach saw her legs were moving again and told the boatman, ‘Pull away!’” Here’s the incredible ordeal of Marilyn Bell in Lake Ontario and the bizarre and hectic events surrounding itBy JUNE CALLWOOD39 min
This year television is bringing a game called Canadian football to millions of U. S. viewers. One man whose pride is not stirred is this veteran official who says American influence on our game has gone so far that Canadian fans and Canadian players are both being cheated
Mike Stanko has $100,000 worth of wheat on his farm but can sell only $350 worth. Other western farmers still have last year’s grain stored in rinks^ houses and old schools. The cause is a three-year backlog of big crops and tightening markets; the cure is under fierce, uneasy debateBy FRED BODSWORTH20 min
For ten years Ottawa has debated a minor mystery: why have both Toronto and its most successful Liberal MP been ignored in all cabinet appointments? Some say it’s because Dave Croll is too outspoken or independent; others say it’s simply because he’s a JewBy GEORGE BAIN19 min
WHEN you read these words the fateful year 1954 will be moving toward its last stage. It might have been of the Canadian autumn that the poet wrote: “Oh be less beautiful or be less brief.” I remember so well the dying beauty of the countryside when winter plunges its knife into the earth and the leaves turn blood red.By Beverley Baxter8 min
THIS TIME last year Parliament Hill hummed with preparations for the first session of the Twenty - Second Parliament. Many people thought a new parliamentary schedule was being set up, with normal sessions running from late fall one year to late spring the next, to the added comfort and convenience of all parties.By BLAIR FRASER5 min
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