Openly controlled by Communists, the Mine-Mill Union doggedly holds its grip on one of Canada’s most vital industries. Its domain includes a carefully guarded heavywater plant in the B.C. mountains. An anti-Communist rival claims a majority of the workers, but the Reds are still on top in a fight that could involve our securityBy PIERRE BERTON17 min
GOOD MORNING, good human beings everywhere . . .” The stout, blue-eyed, grey-haired woman perches on the edge of her chair, plump elbows inch deep in a chaos of scrap paper, stenographers’ notebooks, magazines and mail —opened and unopened.By EVA-LIS WUORIO14 min
EXCLUSIVE: Our Navy knows now that Russian submarines scouted Canada’s east coast last summer —INSIDE OUR THREE-MILE LIMIT AND UNDETECTED. And it knows that new high-speed subs could deliver troops, planes, guided missiles and maybe atom bombs for a sneak attack more sudden than Pearl Harbor. Can we prepare our defenses in time?By GERALD ANGLIN14 min
You are 70% water, so you’d better read this article. Maybe afterward you won’t grumble so much when it rains. This continent is headed for a catastrophe unless we stop treating water as an enemy and start protecting it as our best friendBy FRED BODSWORTH14 min
At first her trials and errors made her life a daily torture. She lied to get her first job and feared she would never marry. Once, screaming in a theatre, she thought she’d gone mad. Now, like thousands, she thanks modern insulin treatment for "a regulated life, but a good life”
When you promise to pay tomorrow for the car or fur coat you buy today one of Canada’s 74 credit bureaus is usually asked to dig out a file with your name on it. It tells such things as how you act toward your debts, your job and if you’re happily marriedBy SIDNEY MARGOLIUS12 min
Manhattan’s still a wonderful place to visit but read what it’s like to live there. A New Yorker shows you the litter behind the glitter and the glamour that turns out to be only clamorBy HARRY HENDERSON11 min
WAGNER’S "Ring,” which will soon be heard at Covent Garden Opera House, ends with "Gotterdammerung”—or to give the English translation, "the Twilight of the Gods.” This last opera of the involved cycle opens with the lovely rippling music of the Rhine Maidens then progresses half way to the death of Siegfried whose corpse is carried off stage on a shield.By Beverley Baxter10 min
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