June 1, 1963

The search for Montreal's Santa Claus Bandits: Canada's greatest manhunt 2425

The search for Montreal's Santa Claus Bandits: Canada's greatest manhunt

Step by step through the biggest police search in Canada’s history: how Montreal detectives ran the hunt for last winter’s vicious Santa Claus bandits

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JEAN LESAGE

Why Quebec’s premier holds the key to Canada’s future
THE SLAVE MARKET IN SCHOOLTEACHERS 1819

THE SLAVE MARKET IN SCHOOLTEACHERS

Hiring teachers in Ontario is like buying harem girls in Persia — school boards see hundreds of teachers in an expensive hotel and the highest bidders win the bodies
How John Colicos plays himself: BIGGER THAN LIFE 1617

How John Colicos plays himself: BIGGER THAN LIFE

The Stratford Festival is gambling a million dollars in ticket sales that a Montrealer who thinks and acts like a theatrical dandy of the Eighteenth Century is a genuine star in the Twentieth. To look at television's recent costume spectacles, could anybody doubt it?
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MAILBAG

The RCMP’s priceless service / Racial prejudice in Canada
A LAZY DAY IN BIG-LEAGUE BASEBALL 2223

A LAZY DAY IN BIG-LEAGUE BASEBALL

ERIC NESTERENKO of the Chicago Black Hawks moves in with Cincinnati’s Reds and the pitching writer Jim Brosnan — and comes back with some seldom-voiced thoughts about all pro sports and their fans
FOR THE SAKE OF ARGUMENT LET'S BRING HELLFIRE AND BRIMSTONE BACK TO THE PULPIT 2425

FOR THE SAKE OF ARGUMENT LET'S BRING HELLFIRE AND BRIMSTONE BACK TO THE PULPIT

Fear of God’s wrath after death, says this Baptist minister, is the great weapon of the churches that preach a Christian way of life. Today they are themselves afraid to use it
Pierre Berton’s page 6465

Pierre Berton’s page

The conspiracy against French in grade schools
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MACLEAN'S REVIEWS

CHRONICLE

Brosnan’s fight for literary freedom in big league baseball
Robarts : the hottest nobody in politics O_21
MACLEAN’S REPORTS

Robarts : the hottest nobody in politics

IF YOU BELIEVE what you read in old newspapers, John Robarts on October 26, 1961, was middle-class, dutiful, cold and not particularly bright. He was also a lousy politician. The Toronto Telegram, a Tory newspaper, said Robarts was “about as close to the average Ontarian as could be found."
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