They’re a new Mediterranean for ten million people. But for the scientists of the Great Lakes Institute they’re an unexplored inland sea now beginning to yield some ominous secrets. All five lakes are slowly destroying themselves. We’re speeding the wreckage by making them “the greatest dumping ground in North America”By ROBERT THOMAS ALLEN20 min
Most of them are women without men. Some are men without hope. Almost all are permanent strangers in a white land that offers neither rebuff nor welcome. A visiting West Indian Negro reports on the sad handful of compatriots who got through the screen of our immigration policy to live here in exileBy GEORGE LAMMING18 min
Just ten months ago twenty-four armed men took over the Portuguese liner Santa Maria. They played tag with navies and air forces across half the Atlantic. They were the hottest news story in the world. Then they were forgotten. This is the log of their hairbreadth cruise as the rebel — or pirate? — captain lived itBy HENRIQUE GALVAO16 min
A gentle story of a boy’s last days alone with his older brother, of a wild white owl and a telegram before Christmas—all on the day before yesterday, in a time when a man still had to cross an ocean in order to find death in a war.By Ronald R. Jeffels14 min
This is a group portrait of the small and, anonymous minority of Canada’s poor who eat up the lion’s share of the money and, help given by all welfare services. Many of them have made a career of staying on the relief rolls down to the third generation — and their numbers, if anything, are growingBy Jane Becker14 min
Four times the sharp tongue of Jacques Normand has drawn sponsor's blood and had him banished from television. Now, Quebec's favorite show-business maverick is back once more — this time on the biggest show of the French networkBy ANNE MacDERMOT12 min
There are 2,300 “bleeders” in Canada. To each of them a minor scratch or even a bump may bring agonizing pain, a crippled limb, or death. This is a new report on an old disease, as old as kings and prophets — and, for science, almost as baffling as everBy DERM DUNWOODY12 min
Since the war a million city trees have been destroyed in Canada by bulldozers, snowplows, vandals and disease. At times, the public has seemed to hate its trees. Now, the professional treesavers are fighting back with test tubes, strange machinery and a determination that tomorrow's children will play in the shadeBy FRANKLIN RUSSELL10 min
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