A local boy goes back for a wry affectionate reunion with his fellow Gobbins in the spinning town of Oswaldtwistle, which most Britons regard as a sort of real-life Dogpatch — even though it has the honor of being the centre of the British IslesBy MCKENZIE PORTER20 min
The forbidding fortress that is Canada's highest mountain defied all invaders until in 1925 six stubborn men waged and won a nightmare battle that continued after the pinnacle was reachedBy BARBARA MOON19 min
The experts can’t agree on the causes of this year's record high water that has caused billions of dollars’ damage along the Great Lakes. But they do know that someday the famous lifeline will be just a string of puddlesBy FRED BODSWORTH17 min
Red Angus set out to save sweet Florie from a fate worse than death in the glittering dens of Upper Canada. But how could he best those millionaires in their shiny cars?—For he was only aBy DAVID MacDONALD15 min
When are women going to smarten up? For years men have told them how to run their homes like offices. But even with hubby drying the dishes they keep on working like bewildered drudgesBy SIDNEY MARGOLIUS15 min
Premier Joey Smallwood, with a refugee expert named Alfred Valdmanis calling the shots, is gambling millions on an industrial revolution that is already changing Canada’s newest provinceBy IAN SCLANDERS15 min
On this anniversary of Confederation, you're twice as well off as your grandfather was thanks to our increased production and a tidal wave of foreign investment. You're rich, even if your wallet says it isn't soBy BLAIR FRASER15 min
The sun can be your undoing unless you learn the simple rules for getting a good tan. For instance, you’re not safe from a peeling back even when you can’t see the sun for cloudsBy DOROTHY SANGSTER10 min
A hypothetical husband named John, whose wife was foolish enough to get caught in a trap, decides to fend for himself and gets lost in a maze of noodles, tureens, peaches, eggs and mysterious metal objectsBy JAMES THURBER9 min
HARD POUNDING gentlemen,” said Wellington as the rival guns at Waterloo thundered and spat fire. “We shall see who can pound the longest.” I would not be surprised if Churchill says much the same thing to his ministers as the two sides at Westminster hurl salvo after salvo of fierce argument while the dark night gives way to a grisly dawn.By Beverley Baxter8 min
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