The only remarkable thing about this gloomy fantasy is that it was written ten years ago. almost a decade before the 1962 Grey Cup crisis raised new fears and. in some quarters, new hopes that something like it might be very close to coming true.By RALPH ALLEN25 min
JIM BROSNAN is a big-league baseball pitcher and a big-league funny writer. THE CHICAGO BLACK HAWKS are the hairiest (meaning, roughly, roughest) team in the hairiest pro sport of all. This is Brosnan’s account of what happened when he and the Hawks got together
The Canadian who married the original Gibson Girl also wrote Byronic poetry and The Perils of Pauline spent a fortune pursuing happiness — and other women died unrepentant, wept by two generations of international beautiesBy McKENZIE PORTER13 min
One Canadian student in three doesn’t get beyond grade eight. Seven out of ten don’t finish high school. Most of them could do much better. Here’s how we’re beginning to keep some of them in school—and why we must learn how to salvage the rest.By JANICE TYRWHITT11 min
HUGH GARNER'S SPECIAL VIRTUE as a short story writer is that he lets us draw our own conclusions about his characters. The clean, sharp stories Garner has been publishing for the last dozen years have been good naturalistic fiction precisely because they have presented his characters — usually outcasts, like migrant workers or poor Indians—in direct, simple terms, without windy comment.By ROBERT FULFORD6 min
Why Winnipeg is the best place for U. S. students to study communism
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