SIERRA HAD NEVER NEEDED an analyst to tell him that he was at least a borderline manicdepressive. The manic, fortunately, was at its apogee now. As he moved quietly upstream through the strip of trees, keeping out of sight of both the river and the road as best he could, he reviewed his plan with confidence.By RALPH ALLEN57 min
ONE OF THE GREAT twentieth century anomalies in the science and art of treating human illness is the continued existence and prosperity of a group known as chiropractors. There are about 25,000 chiropractors in North America, of whom 1,200 practise in Canada, thus making them the second largest healing profession, next to medical doctors.By SIDNEY KATZ18 min
Or is there a Canadian language at all? To prove there is, scholars all over the country are making new lists of words they claim belong only to Canada. Now there is a whole book called The Canadian Dictionary. It says le spaghetti and sweetheart are Canadian words, but it doesn't say anything about toboggan or squid-jiggingBy BARBARA MOON14 min
FRANK (BANJO) HANLEY has outlasted the men he admired most—Duplessis and Houde—and is still outsmarting the men who admire him least. Here's how he runs his polyglot political kingdom on the seedy side of MontrealBy KENNETH JOHNSTONE13 min
In an interview he gave to the FrenchCanadian monthly Liberté, Dr. Marcel Chaput, the separatist leader, was asked which political person, living or dead, he admired most. “Jeanne d'Arc,” Chaput said, and went on to explain that the reason he had chosen her was that she wasn't a politician at all.By Peter Gzowski7 min
Perhaps never before, at this advanced stage of a national election campaign, has there been such an air of profound uneasiness in both major political camps. As John Diefenbaker and Lester Pearson range the land stumping for votes, they’re encountering a highly volatile electorate whose capricious temperament and changing attitudes have upset many tried political assumptions.By Peter C. Newman5 min
This was my first seal hunt, and my last. Not because some of our furs were hijacked, and not because the job was too rough—though flying a helicopter from the pitching deck of a sealing ship in a March blizzard is a hair-raising operation. But I don’t think I could take even a passive part in that kind of butchery again.
For sale: a cut-rate, made-in-Canada space program
The latest forward step in the treatment of mental illness is a modest two-story building that combines some of the qualities of a hospital, a private home, and a boarding house. This is 7075 Lasalle Boulevard, in Montreal, the first attempt to apply in Canada the "halfway house” principle developed in the United States.By ANNE MaCDERMOT3 min
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