It was a day that was to change the lives and the fortunes of Canadians more than any other day since Confederation, and most Canadians preserve a memory (sometimes a little illogical, often a trifle hazy) of Sunday. Sept. 10. 1939 — the day Canada went to war.By ERIC HUTTON24 min
A fearless reporter bares the facts behind the beauty boom: who goes to modeling school and why, how much it costs and how much glamour the money buys. Here is the closest thing in print to a seven-day charm course, as ROBERT THOMAS ALLEN blissfully recallsBy ROBERT THOMAS ALLEN16 min
It’s 19 years since a strange fanatic plunged an ice axe into the skull of Stalin’s arch rival, Leon Trotsky. But even to-day, as the killer broods in his Mexican prison cell, he refuses to admit who he isBy TERENCE ROBERTSON17 min
Four million kids are thundering back into classrooms across the land this month to start one more of the best years of their lives. At Vancouver’s King Edward High the traditions may be mellower but the rambunctious spirit’s the sameBy RAY GARDNER15 min
The Old Country exodus has touched a new low, and Maclean’s Ottawa editor finds it’s not because of newspaper attacks on Canada but because Britons have worked to a new high in trade, jobs, housing and the everyday luxuries that make for a better way of lifeBy BLAIR FRASER13 min
The next time you’re chuckling or groaning over any TV comedy star’s "ad libs,” save a little praise or blame for the authors behind the scenes. They may be the two bright young Canadians namedBy BARBARA MOON11 min
A number of years ago, when I and the world were young, there used to be a song called You Gotta Stop Kicking My Dog Around. Now the world and I are older, and these days the dogs are doing all right. But women are taking a terrible licking. Every time you turn around or pick up something to read, somebody is putting the knock on the girls.
His profession has a great record of scientific achievement says this well-known doctor. But in social progress it’s still in horse-and-buggy days. It’s time doctors stopped dragging their heels on health plans and treating medicine like any other business.By HARRY PAIKIN M.D.11 min
You may recall that a few months ago I described how the Baxter family moved from their house in St. John's Wood to a flat in South Kensington. It was the end of a saga, the end of an epoch, as far as our family was concerned. The story brought some charming letters from Maclean's readers but it also brought a pointed and even pungent comment from a gentleman in Winnipeg.By BEVERLEY BAXTER7 min
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