June 15, 1952

Articles

THE DOCTORS

THE HIGH COST OF BEING SICK

THE HOSPITALS

Fiction

Katie's Choice

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Articles

THE DOCTORS

How much does a doctor earn? Is the GP dying out? Is the profession a closed shop? How widespread is fee splitting? Are unnecessary operations often done? Why is it hard to get a doctor in an emergency?
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THE HIGH COST OF BEING SICK

THE HOSPITALS

Why do they charge so much? Where does the money go and where does it come from? Why can’t a sick person always get into the hospital at once?
Katie's Choice 1617
Fiction

Katie's Choice

Lars the lumberjack, bulging with muscles and money... Alex, the middling-size seaman... One of them was going to get Miss O'Mara and her cherry pies. But which one? That was
CHARLIE MILLAR'S MILLION DOLLAR JOKE 1819
Articles

CHARLIE MILLAR'S MILLION DOLLAR JOKE

A MACLEAN'S FLASHBACK
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Articles

THE HEALTH PLANS

How much do they really cost? What actual protection do they give you? Just how many people do they cover? What are the chances for a national scheme?
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Articles

THE THREE LIVES OF FIORENZA

As socialite hostess at the Metropolitan Opera, as first lady of the Opposition and as a devoted wife and mother, Fiorenza Drew has had plenty of use for her great talent for getting along with people — especially other women
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LONDON LETTER

BEST BLOODSTOCK IN THE WORLD

I DO NOT know whether your ears burned, but recently in the House of Commons we talked about you for five hours without a stop. In strict accuracy I must confess that it was not merely of Canada of which we talked—although Canada took up a good deal of time—but of Australia, South Africa, and New Zealand as well.
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BACKSTAGE AT OTTAWA

"Save” is a Four-Letter Word

AS PARLIAMENT plods through the Estimates it’s hearing the usual fulminations from the Opposition about “government extravagance.” This year they have a rather hollow ring. The current session has proved conclusively that no political party really wants to save the taxpayer’s money.
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Articles

I WAS A BIRD DOG

Quite simple really. Bob mistook a cow for a partridge while he ate his luncheon popsicle. Goes to show, though, that city fellows better stay on the porch with the Sunday papers
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MAILBAG

MAILBAG

HAIL ELIZABETH! — I or II
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