THE BONE IN CANADA’S THROAT has choked off national unity twice in this century, and events may soon threaten to bring it back for a third time. This is the story of Canada’s first conscription crisis—of riots in the streets, of a bomb plot, and of what conscription did to two great prime ministersBy RALPH ALLEN30 min
Ron Wintrob, a fresh intern with expensive tastes and an itchy foot, was the first Canadian recruited by MEDICO, Dr. Tom Dooley's medical adventure in the Far East. This is the record of Wintrob's meetings, in turn, with Dooley, MEDICO, jungle disease in Laos, and guerrilla warBy CATHIE BRESLIN22 min
Since the late forties professional fund raisers have persuaded Canadians to part cheerfully with at least $350,000,000 — all in good causes, The writer, who helped account for $25,000,000 of it himself, tells how they did itBy POWELL SMILY19 min
Last year more than 2,000 Canadians were indicted for sex crimes. Probably twice as many sex criminals were never picked up by police. Most of these deviates don't know why they commit their crimes, or how to stop. Now, a unique clinic in Toronto is beginning to reach some of them in timeBy FRANKLIN RUSSELL11 min
While U. S. Vice-President Johnson assured West Berliners that the West would fight to the death if their freedom was attacked and East Germany’s Ulbricht ordered his Chinese Wall doubled, and while Centurion tanks rumbled along the Kaiserdamm in the British sector, the Fourth Canadian Infantry Brigade Group in Westphalia, only 65 miles from the East German border, was getting ready for its annual twoweek field exercise on Lunenberg Heath.By Leslie F. Hannon7 min
Late this month four ministers of the federal cabinet and two representatives, one a provincial minister, from each province will meet in Ottawa to see how things are going for celebrating Canada’s centennial in 1967. They’ll find that things are going pretty splendidly—so splendidly, in fact, that it now looks as though the only thing that can keep our birthday year from being the biggest celebration in our country’s history is if the planners — like a football team that’s been “up" too often during the season — collapse before their big test.By FRANCES BALDWIN7 min
THERE ARE SEVERAL REASONS why I think we should try to reach the moon as soon as possible, and one of them is the transistor radio. A while ago I saw a telephone lineman up on a pole with a transistor hanging from his belt, splicing cables and listening to a disc jockey talk to a housewife whose neighbor’s clothes kept blowing over her fence.
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