For several weeks in January, sinking temperatures keep most Europeans off the world’s best ski runs, the Alpine slopes. But for hardy Canadians, the weather’s just fine—and prices are lower. Blair Fraser knows—he went—and tells how to get there, where to stay, how to have the most fun
A $100 million research centre now rising near Toronto will soon be incubating ideas that may shape Canada's future, foster untold wealth and create jobs for thousands. Here's how this unique experiment in community Big Thinking will change our livesBy IAN SCLANDERS13 min
The giant airliner swooped down for a landing at Moscow's gleaming new airport, and so began the last lap of an around-the-world expedition of bird (and people) watchers, led by the author. At last — the land of cosmonauts, Communism, borscht and The Bomb. They were ready for Russia ... but was Russia ready for them?By FRED BODSWORTH12 min
MONSIGNOR J. A. FEENEY, the husky, handsome rector of St. Peter's Basilica at London, Ontario, decided in 1958 that it needed a new chapel — the Lady Chapel. It would be modest in size and cost, furnished with things already on hand, but would have to have above the altar an impressive picture of the Madonna.By EARLE BEATTIE11 min
Last year’s war toys and brassiere-clad dolls seemed bad enough. But now along comes James Bond to flash a startling array of ingenious weapons and pose a bewildering moral dilemma for parentsBy EILEEN MORRIS5 min
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