Vancouver, with 600 addicts, is now the only retail drug market ot any importance in Canada. But to the Mafia — which today leaves street-peddling and its dangers to outsiders — Canada is still an important switch-point on the underground route for wholesale consignments of heroin: the dirtiest, riskiest, but most lucrative criminal traffic in the worldBy ALAN PHILLIPS25 min
IT WAS NOT A WEEK, it was six days, five in Toronto and one in Montreal. Never before. I thought as I left Montreal for New York, had a Trans-Canada stewardess seemed so fair, so beckoning. Dimly, as I fastened my seatbelt. I recalled the tagline of a forgotten boyhood joke: Six days make one weak.
rides a Dutch ocean liner through the St. Lawrence Seaway and takes a close look at the fascinating people and awesome commerce of our inland coastline that runs 2,300 milesBy Robert Thomas Allen20 min
If you think too much — or too little — of your child's schooling is given over to so-called “social skills," why, look at the dawn-to-dusk day of a kibbutz classroom, where the real subject is how to live usefully in a groupBy AVIVA RAVEL15 min
French Canada today is the fastest-changing part of North America. But there are still places within it that remain what they were in Maurice Duplessis’s heyday — and before. This is a warm portrait of one such village by Pierre de Bellefeuille, the editor of Le Magazine Mantean
THE REV. BRUCE GUY was speaking. He’s the United Church minister in Ilderton, Ont., and he was leading the prayers of as many worried farmers as his church would hold. That’s almost two hundred. The church is square and red brick; inside, the seating plan arranges the congregation in the semicircular Methodist way.By HARRY BRUCE5 min
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