Beyond the rocky barrier of the snow-topped Itch as in northern B.C. was a blank space on the map — and the Shangri-la legend of a vast unknown cattle land. Two cowboys studied the map and made a decision. Beginning the story of a perilous ride through a dark and wild land which no white man had ever before conqueredBy RICHMOND P. HOBSON JR20 min
The man who speaks for Canada at the UN and who may be our next prime minister also shovels his own snow and once played semi-pro baseball. He’s our mosttraveled diplomat blit gets sick on planes and can’t sleep on trains. The home in Ottawa he rarely has time to enjoy is run by the pretty girl who married the teacherBy BLAIR FRASER18 min
As Alice Maybury said, she and Don were an average unhappily married couple." The love affair which began so sweetly had turned sour after six years of marriage. Instead of breaking up, they looked for, and found, some of the answers to their problems. Maybe these are the answers you're looking for, tooBy SIDNEY KATZ16 min
We’re so busy boasting about the handful of new schools we’ve built since the war that we forget about the thousands which have no lights, no indoor toilets, no drinking fountains, no maps and no libraries. Experts quote figures to prove that these primitive conditions threaten to make a mockery of modern educationBy FRED BODSWORTH15 min
Mothersill’s Seasick Remedy has sparked more jokes than Bob Hope’s nose, but thousands of travelers all over the world wouldn’t move a yard without it. It was discovered nearly 50 years ago by the son of a Winnipeg archdeacon and all the strides of science since then haven’t reached a better formulaBy FRANK HAMILTON14 min
Amid the blast of buzz-bombs in London, Catharine Bedford, a Canadian corporal, struggled, through doubt, and torment to the decision that, she now finds, has won her a life of peace, devotion and hard work in a black habitBy MCKENZIE PORTER13 min
After he inherited a foot-long string of titles and a high-voltage family curse, the farm-hoy Earl of Egmont suddenly balked. He sold his English castle and went hack to his acres in Alberta, where he’s living happily ever alterBy JIM COLEMAN12 min
In its furnaces every day a mountain of ore becomes a river of vital metals; on its streets a colorful mixture of races and religions surges and blends into a unique Canadian scene. Sudbury’s got a right to thump its hairy chestBy DON DELAPLANTE10 min
A man who’s resigned to driving the rest of his life in low gear says the answer to our traffic problems is not to reroute streetcars, build subways or increase the parking fines. The only solution to the five o’clock rat race is to get used to itBy ROBERT THOMAS ALLEN9 min
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