In mid-depression a millonaire friend of the Windsors squandered a quarter of a million dollars on acomic-opera trek into the Canadian wilderness.Even the ladies who went along weren't quit sure why Charles Bedaux did itBy McKENZIE PORTER20 min
Tugged by the moon, a forty-foot ocean of brine surges up this famous bay twice a day with fortunes in fish. It’s the world’s highest tide. Harnessed for power, it could change the future of the seaboardBy Ian Sclanders17 min
BEST BET Lust for Life: Irving Stone's biographical novel about Vincent van Gogh, the spiritually tormented Dutch artist who 1890 at the age of thirty-seven, has been turned into a sombre but solid two-hour movie. Actor Kirk Douglas’ acute performance is helped by his own startling resemblance to Van Gogh's self-portraits.By CLYDE GILMOUR3 min
The Ryerson Institute of Technology is a flourishing puzzle : * It acts like a university but it grants no degrees * It teaches everything from electronics to cooking, printing and dressmaking — but it’s not a trade school * It squats in a slum but its students dress like executivesBy EARLE BEATTIE16 min
For eleven years hammering Herb Trawick has been barreling out of the Montreal line like a blockbuster with manners. He’s a perennial all-star in a rough game — but sometimes it’s rougher off the fieldBy Trent Frayne16 min
In a 4,000-word report two Quebec priests indicted their whole province for “political immorality” and pinned part of the guilt on their own church. Here’s the story behind what these men of the cloth angrily callBy Blair Fraser15 min
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