Telek is the only luxury resort under the midnight sun: a cluster of heated tents where you can eat seal steak you shot yourself from an outboard canoe, hook into an Arctic char, and earn — like the writer Kalunakotak —an Eskimo name to take home with youBy McKENZIE PORTER19 min
From 1960: The last and most popular of the blood sports is now taking hold in Canada. This is a report on what draws men to racing: not speed alone, but the certainty that if they spill blood it will be their own
The jobless families of 1960 still look like everybody else—trapped on a high plateau of living standards, but desperate for means to keep themselves there. Here's an intimate report on the real distress of the unemployment that looks like prosperityBy RAY GARDNER15 min
These are the men who make their money fast and spend it faster: They’ll pay a million for a private plane, blow a party of friends to a week in London just to watch a horse race, or fly a Chinese meal from Montreal to Miami. A new look at the new richBy HERBERT C. MANNING15 min
John Fienberg modestly admits that he builds more houses for less money than anybody else in Canada. Here’s how he puts them up, at $11,415 each, and sells them off, at the top of his voiceBy ROBERT THOMAS ALLEN14 min
In July 1940 a German U-boat sank the British liner Arandora Star, dumping 2,000 men into the North Atlantic. By an irony of war, 1,600 of them were German and Italian prisoners. The Canadian destroyer St. Laurent picked up 861 enemy survivors in a rescue that has no equal in the annals of the sea
We can and must do something to reduce the risk of nuclear war. The most promising measures, however, are seldom the most obvious or popular. For example, one useful step would now be to add to the number of countries with the independent capacity to employ nuclear weapons.By PEYTON V. LYON13 min
So far the Huyckes and their colored son, Ricky, have found bigotry less common than good will, but there are warning signs of harsher ordeals yet to come. This is Joy Huycke's story of the pleasures and pains of mothering a child of mixed bloodBy Anne MacDermot12 min
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