Swamped by stamps, goggle-eyed at "free gifts" ranging from mops to mink stoles, jolted by a royal commission’s sharp attack on sales gimmicks, the Canadian consumer is a baffled non-combatant in the feverish fight for the nation’s three billion food dollars a yearBy ALAN PHILLIPS19 min
Soap opera and real opera harmonize happily in the lives of these talented Czechs. Success has brought them a five-level house, a swimming pool, a country cottage. But, says Jan, “I stay a nationalistic schizophrenic”By John Gray16 min
Seventy-three years ago our first PM, aging but indomitable, took his lady on the new CPR for their first look at the awakening nation. Along the way, the official party — including the author — “pacified” the Indians, admired the embryo cities and got stung in a Victoria hotelBy Sir Joseph Pope16 min
MR. JOSEPH ALSOP, the distinguished political reporter who makes the whole world his beat, recently came home to Washington from the edge of Red China and surveyed his own country with his usual gloomy exasperation. This time, what upset him were the “orgies of selfdoubt and self-pity” that he found in his native land.
In the rough and raucous war of the transport unions this obscure Ottawa leader has jumped into the ring against the terrible twosome of Hoffa and Banks. Some predict the meanest and most far-reaching struggle in our labor historyBy Peter C. Newman14 min
Partly hidden by a hedge of gaudy billboards, thousands of revelers keep Quebec’s mountain playground abuzz with a year-round medley of snow carnivals, street dances and water-skiing. Will they soon get elbowed out by the growing horde of commuters?By Ken Lefolii12 min
WITH ONE EYE on Russia's swirling sputniks, almost every Canadian educator can suggest at least one panacea for our real or imagined classroom ills: tougher courses, higher pay for teachers, or simply bigger and slicker schools. But few are doing as much to boost academic standards as J. B. Wylie, unassuming principal of Toronto's Bloor Collegiate.
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