By 1968, Canada may have a worldwide reputation for doing things properly—and the main reason for this unaccustomed image will be Expo 67. This month, as landscapers manicure a site which carpers said couldn't be ready in time, it's at last possible to glimpse the Fair's final shape.
THEY WERE ALL THERE, every marching band that mattered in Saskatoon&mash;the Fireman’s Band, the Police Band, the Boys' Pipe Band—all puckering for effect and exchanging cacophonous bleeps and blares as they primed their brasses and woodwinds for the big blow.By JOHN ROBERTSON13 min
Obsessed with racial politics, fearing not only the native majority they suppress, but a government that spies on them even in their homes, white South Africans hope for a miracle to solve the problems of apartheid. Dr. Helen Reid, a Canadian who recently visited South Africa, reports on
THE HUNTER EDGED stealthily through the underbrush toward a buck deer, calmly grazing in a forest clearing. He lifted the rifle butt to his shoulder, and triumphantly drew a bead on the deer. But there was no silence-shattering explosion, no startled animal knocked sprawling by a searing bullet; only a quiet purring, like the sound of a living-room movie projector.By RON HAYTER10 min
It was a yesterday-world, happily basking in its island remoteness. Then came the prestigious Confederation Centre and Festival, a road to the mainland was planned, and the world began moving inBy Dorothy Eber10 min
Students, housewives, stockbrokers — hundreds of us pitched in to help when a strike crippled 119 Quebec hospitals. We were amateurs caught in a professionals’ war. And war is hell — and sometimes funnyBy Ian Mayer10 min
BLAIR FRASER’S Backstage At Ottawa column, The Naval Broadside That Missed The Boat (Reports), dealing with the circumstances surrounding Admiral Landymore’s retirement, was as disappointing as it was surprising. The phrases “mutineer admirals” and the “admirals’ revolt" are unfair and misleading.
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