To the old, ugly sign of the Black Hand, the Mafia has added a modern symbol: the dozen roses that inform a recipient he is marked for murder. The rose symbol is part of the story ofBy Alan Phillips27 min
Turner Valley, Alta., has only one doctor, a gentle, homey man who treats everything from fractured bones to broken marriages. Here is why the townsfolk couldn’t do better with a college-full of specialists, and why, in many ways, the country GP is the most modern kind of doctor there isBy Sidney Katz15 min
By covering his shrewd, and imaginative ideas under a cracker-barrel of gaucheries, “the best agriculture minister Canada ever had” swept the Prairies while his party was losing the nation. Here are the secrets of success of the deceptive hayseed who’s now the Conservatives’ strongest figureBy PETER C. NEWMAN14 min
The gun rules Nicaragua and Honduras: U. S. aid merely arms the dictators against their own people. Costa Rica has no army at all: here, and only here, the people have a fighting chance to defeat ignorance, poverty and diseaseBy IAN SCLANDERS13 min
Here is the lowdown on higher education from where the parents sit—campuses, courses, costs and more costs—by Canada’s leading authority. How did he learn so much? By inventing a. system for supporting his children at university—all twelve of themBy Tom Nugent11 min
Will the number of players and courses go on doubling every ten years until civilization as we know it disappears? Will non-golfers be the outcasts of society in the next generation? Is there a rational explanation for golf? Read Porter
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