DOUGLAS FULLERTON is a bulky, pushy, angry and somehow sunny man in his early fifties, a man whose whole red and rumpled face seems to glow with the pleasures of power and the righteousness of getting big things done in the only way possible. His way.By HARRY BRUCE19 min
WILLIAM J. WINEBERG is an American mini-tycoon who controls a multimillion-dollar web of family corporations from a push-button grange near Portland, Oregon. The world of commerce is very much with him despite the bucolic setting. Getting and spending in a series of curt telephone calls — “Tell him he can have one minute” — he seems to recharge his powers.By DOUGLAS MARSHALL17 min
LAST MAY I faced a complex and deeply disturbing problem. For the first time I had failed to menstruate on schedule. As I began to accept the fact of pregnancy, I also began to realize that at this point in my life I definitely didn’t want to become a mother.By ROBERTA SQUIRE15 min
Living next to the smothering American giant is risky business, especially since he’s only vaguely aware you’re there and really doesn’t understand you. One thing we’ve always needed is a powerful voice speaking for us at the centre of power, Washington. We have one. Senator Mike Gravel of Alaska is smart, bilingual, the offspring of Canadian parents — and he needs us as much as we need him.By WALTER STEWART9 min
THE THING THAT most fascinates me — and, I suspect, a lot of other women football fans — is not so much the game itself (I never really know what happened until my date tells me on the way home) but the utter, arrogant, challenging, masculinity of the bench.By Cathy Wismer8 min
The Canada Report, How To Live Next Door To America Without Getting Burned (August), compared violence in the United States with peace in Canada, pinpointing one of the basic differences between our two nations: a basic Canadian sanity that’s lacking in Americans.
DURING THE PAST 10 years Canada has produced gifted artists in every field except film making. Composers and musicians: Harry Freedman, Glenn Gould, Gordon Lightfoot, The Band. Painters: Harold Town, Jean-Paul Riopelle, John Chambers.By JOHN HOFSESS6 min
ON OCTOBER 9 a chartered Boeing 737 will leave Edmonton at 4 p.m., and fly directly to Vancouver. On board: 117 well-heeled Alberta hockey fans clutching tickets for the first home game of Vancouver’s new National Hockey League entry, the Vancouver Canucks.By HAL SIGURDSON6 min
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