WALTER STEWART’S article on Canadian foreign service (Should We Haul Down The Flag In Addis Ababa?) was well-balanced and informative. To a large extent, the role of foreign service is intelligence-gathering, analysis and dissemination.
WOMEN — PRODUCTS OF the liberated age we live in — are oozing out of the home and all over the place, as a glance through the mass media will quickly confirm. In the newspaper, a speech by a director of the Ontario Housing Corporation, a woman; in the magazine supplement, a feature on the five regional Consumer Consultants appointed by the government, all women; on TV, experts on auto pollution quizzed knowledgeably by the resident interviewer of a public-affairs show, a woman.By MARGARET DALY13 min
ONE MONDAY EVENING in 1979, Mrs. Jessica Johnson, suburban Winnipeg housewife, steps up to her sinkful of dirty dishes, sighs and turns on the water. The tap gives a tentative gurgle, one liquid drop appears, hangs, quivers and falls to the soiled dishes below.By WALTER STEWART13 min
AFTER A LONG and painful labor, Medicare was born as the 1960s ended. Essentially it is a bid to “socialize” medicine by melding government schemes with private-enterprise insurance and the billing practices of entrepreneurial doctors.By DEREK CASSELS9 min
WE ARE ALL HACKING around on the ice of a windy bay at three o’clock in the afternoon, and it is not glamorous. It is colder than an old man’s dream. The speeds are slow, 10 and 15 miles per hour around the turns and only 40 or so on the straights. The track is bumpy.By WILLIAM CAMERON8 min
MOST CANADIAN URBANITES, unlike Raymond Moriyama, don’t look for sex in the architecture around them. But Moriyama knows better. After all, he’s the architect who has designed, among other celebrated buildings, the magnificent Ontario Science Centre, which opened in Toronto last September, and he insists that his buildings, especially the Science Centre, are loaded with sexuality.By MARJORIE HARRIS7 min
CANADIANS ARE just beginning to discover Turkey, a rugged subtropical land of fine beaches on four seas and two straits, which is also a treasure house of antiquity, bargain shopping, reasonably priced accommodation, friendly people — and even offers skiing in winter.By JAMES MONTAGNES6 min
DAVE HENRY IS a Weatherman and, on the unlikely chance that you’ve never heard of the Weathermen, I should explain that most people look on them as the lunatic fringe of the protest movement. Even most people in the protest movement look on them as the lunatic fringe of the protest movement.By BOB BOSSIN6 min
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