By the winter of 1897-98 one hundred thousand men endured agony and often death to pass the icebound approaches to the Klondike. Gold had never pitched men’s passions so high, and it never will againBy PIERRE BERTON34 min
Next month Canadians will give more than ever before to community chests. Behind the efficient fund-raising machines there’ll be some nagging questions. Has charity grown too efficient and impersonal? How many individuals and firms give through fear and business pressure?By Peter C. Newman19 min
In a fertile corner of Ontario six hundred Amish relatives of the Pennsylvania Dutch tend their tailored farms without machinery and live by rules laid down in 1525. Envy us? Not at all—and here are their reasonsBy Edna Staebler16 min
The oldest street on this continent was claimed for Elizabeth I in 1583, sacked three times by invaders, and has no monuments left but epic memories. Yet its power over St. John’s and Newfoundland still standsBy John Clare15 min
As one concerned with the health of people I am convinced that Canadians are being made too conscious of their health. There is too much said about health, too much written about health, and altogether too many people promoting the subject of health.By DR. R. W. SHEPHERD CONTENDS9 min
BEST BET THE DEFIANT ONES: A Negro (Sidney Poitier) and a white man (Tony Curtis) escape from a southern chain gang, shackled together, in this powerful and unhackneyed drama produced and directed by Stanley Kramer. It’s one of 1958’s finest.By CLYDE GILMOUR3 min
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