February 14, 1959

THRONE SPEECH PROMISES: Where’s all the extra money coming from? 23
BACKSTAGE

THRONE SPEECH PROMISES: Where’s all the extra money coming from?

IT BEGINS TO TOOK as if “hidden reports" in one form or another are a chronic occupational hazard of big government, no matter what party is in office. When Prime Minister Diefenbaker made the phrase famous in the election campaign, it wasn't quite clear what he meant by the word “hidden.”
I SERVED ON A MURDER JURY 1213
ARTICLES

I SERVED ON A MURDER JURY

With eleven other citizens I surrendered my freedom and entered the strange isolation of the jury’s world while we decided whether a woman would live or die
A CHALLENGING NEW CONCEPT OF FRENCH CANADA 2425
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A CHALLENGING NEW CONCEPT OF FRENCH CANADA

For two centuries most Canadians have regarded Quebec as an unchanging peasant society, slow to accept new ideas and wholly obedient to the parish priest. Now a brilliant young social scientist and teacher named Philippe Garigue has stirred up a lively and heated controversy by claiming it just isn’t so
Parade 7677
Parade

Parade

Ding, dong, boom!
A LOOK AT TOMORROW IN TERMS OF TODAY 0_21
PREVIEW

A LOOK AT TOMORROW IN TERMS OF TODAY

Why E. P. Taylor’s racehorses can run faster Will Yoga sooth the harried businessman?
The precocious alma mater of the prairies 1819
ARTICLES

The precocious alma mater of the prairies

Ivy may not yet grow on its walls, but the niversity of Saskatchewan has already turned out the world’s first cobalt bomb, ur current prime minister and the best Rhodes scholars from anywhere— not to mention the Intensely Vigorous College Nine
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A MACLEAN’S FLASHBACK

Stoker Mahoney and Pill No. 2-183

In this uncensored tale of the war at sea the nation will learn for the first time the harrowing and hilarious connection between Seasickness simply did not exist, the navy medics ruled. Then one stormy day in 1941 . . .
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Maclean's Movies

Maclean's Movies

SOME CAME RUNNING: An unexpectedly lively screen edition of James Jones’ obese novel. Frank Sinatra portrays a sardonic ex-GI who goes back home to Indiana and grapples with small-town hypocrisy, complicated women, imported hoodlums and other hazards.
How to get your boss’s job 1617
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How to get your boss’s job

The era of the Organization Man has introduced new ground rules for Getting Ahead. Now, according to a clutch of Canada’s top executives, you’ve got to marry your job—and the right girl— and rebel at precisely the right moment. But be warned— it’s lonely at the summit
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IN THE EDITORS' CONFIDENCE

How our biggest brass got that way

On page 16 assistant editor Peter C. Newman presents, and interprets, the advice of some of Canada’s most prominent business executives on How to Get Your Boss's Job. He interviewed twenty of them all told in offices that ranged from untidy attics to layouts that seemed to have been moved entire from the set of a Hollywood movie about big business.
Background 23
BACKSTAGE

Background

PEDESTRIANS, HOW VALUABLE? The perpetual downtown battle between the automobile and the pedestrian has, in Montreal at least, temporarily been won by the rushhour driver. “One impedes the other, says traffic director Jean Lacoste, who ordered the abandonment of pedestrian traffic lights along St. Catherine, the main street, because they slowed down traffic to a peak hour average of only 7 mph.
How I got mixed up in the Cuban revolution 2021
ARTICLES

How I got mixed up in the Cuban revolution

I packed no gun and grew no beard, but I did get a cloak-and-dagger view of opera-loving rebels— and I invited Fidel Castro to come to this year's Stratford Festival
It’s English Canadians’ own fault if “bilingual” means French-Canadian 45
Editorial

It’s English Canadians’ own fault if “bilingual” means French-Canadian

Among many sensible recommendations in the Heeney Report (a report by the Civil Service Commission during A. D). P. Heeney’s chairmanship, suggesting reforms in its own procedure) one in particular catches our eye. It is the section dealing with language qualifications for civil-service jobs: “The commission recommends that clear provision be made in the new (civil service) Act and regulations to ensure that both English-speaking and French-speaking Canadians are served by civil servants in their own tongue . . .
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