When John Diefenbaker stole the political show last June he brought with him onto centre stage a fresh new personality, his wife and political co-star, Olive Evangeline Diefenbaker, to play the role of Canada’s First Lady. The weight of this role is seldom realized.By ALAN PHILLIPS15 min
David Caplan, a thirty-two-year-old Toronto bachelor, has a plump five-foot-eight body; puffy white cheeks wreathed in a cocky grin; glossy black hair; sleepy slit eyes that stir vigilantly at sight of a blonde; and a tongue that wags endlessly in jazz slang.By McKENZIE PORTER20 min
One of the commonly shared codes is the Ten Commandments. As in many other schemes of ethics, there is very much truth and wisdom in them, but some of them are not as wise as others. For instance, the injunction to honor thy father and mother that thy days may be long in the land was perfectly satisfactory in the kind of system in which it was said; that is.By BROCK CHISHOLM EXPLORES10 min
Great Britain is a country that specializes in bloodless revolutions. Great Britain is a country that clings to tradition. Great Britain is a country that is constantly undergoing a process of change. Great Britain is . . . But perhaps we had better get on with our argument.By BEVERLEY BAXTER8 min
IS THERE AN ISSUE of Canadian sovereignty in the joint command of North American air defense, now operating at Colorado Springs? I iberals seem to think there is. I heir questions in parliament imply that the Diefenbaker government has handed over control of Canada’s armed forces to an American general and abdicated its right to declare war.By BLAIR FRASER5 min
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