It turns out after all this time that Anne of Green Gables, the Prince Edward Island redhead who ran away with the hearts of millions of young readers all over the world, was the image of little Lucy Maud Montgomery, who lived and wrote beside the Lake of the Shining WatersBy IAN SCLANDERS17 min
Like a restless sourdough Canada’s vast aluminum industry is always on the hunt for new frontiers. When the frontier is tamed, civilization troops in and Alcan heads for the bush again, panning remote rivers for nuggets of cheap power. Its latest strike will bring the world’s biggest powerhouse to the B.C. wildsBy FRED BODSWORTH20 min
Don’t worry if you can’t afford Michael Powell’s recipe of a lark inside a pigeon inside a chicken inside a goose inside a turkey. Let a graduate of Turkey Tech show you the newest and best ways to give your friends the bird this ChristmasBy JAMES DUGAN16 min
The Ronald Grahams of Vancouver like nothing better than to entertain in their half-million-dollar mansion. At one party for the Red Cross they had three thousand guests and one morning a sailor turned up at breakfast saving he’d let himself in with the key they’d given him during the warBy PIERRE BERTON15 min
The twisting, tumbling Gatineau River that sweeps past the nation’s capital bears its yellow pulpwood through a fabled frontier land where millionaire sportsmen and half-breed trappers rub shoulders in log-cabin hamlets with hermits, witches and revered faith healersBy REGINALD HARDY14 min
For twenty-five years Canada’s famous Prime Minister was a practicing spiritualist. He believed that, through mediums, he had communicated with his mother, Franklin D. Roosevelt and even his dog Pat, after they had died. Here, for the first time, is revealed the best-kept secret of Mr. King’s amazing careerBy BLAIR FRASER13 min
In the next few days thousands of Canadian men will spend about one million dollars at the nation’s perfume counters. And even if the woman who gets one of these exotic little bottles would have preferred a cashmere sweater she’s likely to say, “Just what I wanted”By JILL FRAYNE12 min
THE common cold has been afflicting humans and chimpanzees for at least twenty-four centuries, when Hippocrates used to advise his patients that rest in bed was the only treatment. No record has been kept of the misery and expense colds have caused chimpanzees, but among people the toll is considerable.By JUNE CALLWOOD10 min
LET US talk today about Winston Churchill and the men he has appointed to his government. Let us look behind the newspaper headlines and note the problems of a party leader who by the will of the people becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain.By Beverley Baxter8 min
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