May 16, 1964

THE ART OF WIELDING POWER 1819

THE ART OF WIELDING POWER

The richest man in the Maritimes is as polite and softspoken in person as he is ruthless in business. This is a report on the battles he has won on the way to the top — and on the enormous impact he has had on the people, institutions and even legislation in his province
THE BATTLE OF NOUVEAU QUEBEC 1213

THE BATTLE OF NOUVEAU QUEBEC

In the cold war between the Ottawa and Quebec governments, no single issue is more bitter than control of the north and the northern people. The man who started the battle is René Lévesque, one of Canada’s most controversial politicians. The people in the middle are 2,500 Eskimos who say they like the federal rule they’ve always had. Maclean’s Ottawa editor reports from the battlefield and from behind the headquarters scenes
CAN THESE TWO MEN REALLY FIGURE OUT CANADA? 1617

CAN THESE TWO MEN REALLY FIGURE OUT CANADA?

One reporter's inquiry into the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism
How Kahn-Tineta Horn became an Indian 2223

How Kahn-Tineta Horn became an Indian

One of the facts of life on Canadian Indian reserves is that many young people are imbued with a sense of shame in their race. A few of them conquer it. This is the story of one who did, and how, as a fashion model in Montreal, she is trying to guide other Indians along trails she has helped to blaze
The Honorable Eustace and other imported Mounties 2425

The Honorable Eustace and other imported Mounties

Sixty years ago the Royal North West Mounted Police ran out of home-grown volunteers. They launched an enlistment campaign outside Canada that produced, among other unlikely recruits, a remittance man, a circus freak and a collection of cheerful topers. This is what happened when the new redcoats met the old frontier—a Maclean's flashback
Marika Robert goes on a Bachelor Party 2425

Marika Robert goes on a Bachelor Party

A pretty girl’s memoir of pleasure: nine inexpensive days in Jamaica that had almost everything, including one bachelor for every six bachelor girls
THE GREAT MONEY PANIC OF 1963 2021

THE GREAT MONEY PANIC OF 1963

A re-creation of the events in Washington that set of—and then halted — a wild flight away from the Canadian dollar
BIOGRAPHY OF THE GREATEST CANADIAN HORSE EVER BRED 2021

BIOGRAPHY OF THE GREATEST CANADIAN HORSE EVER BRED

What makes a champion racehorse? If even the experts really knew, someone would have bought Northern Dancer as a yearling for $25,000. Today the Dancer is almost priceless, and in two years of racing has earned more than a quarter of a million dollars—possibly more by the time you read this. Here is Northern Dancer’s story, from the beginning,
ON SUEZ: what it proves now about the cool mind of Lester Pearson 7273
MACLEAN'S REVIEWS

ON SUEZ: what it proves now about the cool mind of Lester Pearson

SEVEN YEARS AGO, in a speech to the Canadian Club in Halifax, Lester B. Pearson was trying to explain one of the central functions of Canadian foreign policy — the promotion of accord between London and Washington. This accord requires, he said, a fuller understanding by each country of the other’s viewpoint, and a fuller understanding of their profound mutual need.
W. O. Mitchell, novelist, ex-horse owner, and son of the prairie, says; ALL WESTERNERS ARE SNOBS 7677

W. O. Mitchell, novelist, ex-horse owner, and son of the prairie, says; ALL WESTERNERS ARE SNOBS

IT WAS YEARS AGO in the heart of darkest Ontario, Toronto, that my wife and I were first exposed to that odd Canadian passion — Hate Toronto. Hardly a week went by without a suggestion or an incident with this mild antipathy at the heart of it.
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