This man is dying—silently, stoically, as have more than 100 other miners in the small Newfoundland town of St. Lawrence. Most die from cancer, mysteriously contracted underground. Almost an entire generation of miners has been wiped out. Their widows and children live on next to nothing. While officialdom leisurely studies the problem, more men will die—for no one seems to care much aboutBy IAN ADAMS18 min
IT's JULY 31, 1965, and one of the islands where Expo will stand is just taking shape. The trucking contractors are doing their damnedest to get that fill hauled down to the riverfront and dumped into the cofferdam. But a little mob of wildcat strikers are doing their damnedest to stop them.By Hal Tennant15 min
Our elementary schools are responding to dramatic changes sweeping education, but most high schools still cling to wasteful, 19th-century ways. Here’s what they could be, and inevitably will be—some dayBy JUNE CALLWOOD15 min
A conscientious report on all those college girls who take off for a year-long fling in Europe—to work a little, to swing a lot, and to See Life. It's not that they have anything to hide, really ...but here's what they don't write homeBy BONNIE BUXTON15 min
SO GREAT WERE the difficulties of travel in early Canada that it is hard to realize how extensively the roads were actually used. Not for pleasure, it is true — no one took a trip if it could be avoided, except perhaps on the smooth winter surface — but from sheer necessity.By EDWIN C. GUILLET14 min
Wilfred Berry was an obscure Canadian soldier liberating an obscure Dutch village. Then he was killed, and became in death what he’d never been in life — a hero, one of the many who, 20 years later, still make Canadians something special in the NetherlandsBy ALAN EDMONDS14 min
Hellyer, Sharp, Turner— Pearson? Hees, Fulton, Hamilton—Diefenbaker? Or someone else? Who will lead the Liberals and Conservatives into the next election? On the eve of their conventions, it's still a toss-up choiceBy BLAIR FRASER12 min
AS A PRACTISING GP I enjoyed Maclean's April issue with its emphasis on the "big shake-up in medicine.” The leading article. Quick Now: What's Your Doctor's First Name?, particularly amused me because in my 16 years of practice in Ontario's Bruce Peninsula my patients have progressively simplified my name from Dr. Hopkinson to Dr. Hoppy to just plain Hoppy.By DR. M. A. HOPKINSON12 min
As a movie actor, Ronald Reagan was usually cast as the Best Friend who lost the girl. As new darling of the political Right and governor of California, he’s at last playing a star role in a drama that just might take him on location—to the White HouseBy JON RUDDY11 min
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