AMONG THE TENS OF THOUSANDS of people who come directly and indirectly within the orbit of Kenneth Colin Irving — as the beneficiaries or, as some insist, the victims, of his huge and diverse industrial enterprises on Canada's Atlantic and St. Lawrence seaboards — there is one doctrine, and only one, on which everybody can find full and instant agreement.By RALPH ALLEN23 min
WENDELL COLDTART got me into it actually, even though he wasn't such a close friend of mine. He didn't live in our end of Khartoum or go to Haig School with me and Fat and Hodder and Fin and Peanuts and Mate and Ike. Quite often though he would be in our part of town to visit his aunt who taught us in grade four.By W. O. MITCHELL21 min
BY ALL ODDS the most attractive social force at work in Canada today is a twenty-two-year-old Caughnawaga Mohawk girl named Kahn-Tineta (roughly: Continetta) Horn. Miss Horn —not princess; the Mohawks elect their chiefs and have no princesses—is best known as a Montreal fashion model.By PETER GZOWSKI15 min
ON SUNDAY, October 20, last year, the Rev. Peter Davison, Anglican chaplain of Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Montreal’s Notre Dame de Grâce district, held morning services and was leaving the building when wailing ambulances drew up. He stood aside as attendants hurried five stretchers to the emergency ward — and was horrified to recognize the shattered bodies of his cousin, Sheila Haumont, her husband, Roland Haumont, and their three children.
As one who lived and worked in Angola for about ten years, returning to Canada in the spring of 1962, I could add much to Jerry Boultbee's report on Africa's unreported war (March 21). The Portuguese regime, tyrannical at home as well as in Angola, has carefully cultivated the illusion that the war in Angola is inspired and led by communist elements.
ONE OF THE CURIOUS FACTS of Canadian cultural life is that in the cities west and east of the province of Quebec, the culture of foreign countries is known far better than the culture of French Canada. As a nation Canada is wondrously self-conscious about culture and the means of distributing it, as all those royal commission reports can testify.By ROBERT FULFORD5 min
FIVE DAYS BEFORE Secretary of State Maurice Lamontagne announced there’d be a commission on Canadian broadcasting I went up to Ottawa to talk to assorted MPs about what seemed to me then to be the continuing deterioration of the corporation’s relationship with Parliament.By HARRY BRUCE5 min
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