In B. C.'s strangest election a group of rank amateurs, who'd never been in politics before, suddenly found themselves forming a government. Here's the astonishing story of how they did itBy MAC REYNOLDS18 min
Sgt. Tommy Prince, grandson of an Indian chief, won ten ribbons fighting Germans, Italians and Chinese. But now the blood of his ancestors demands he fight again to prove a man’s color doesn’t count on the warpathBy McKENZIE PORTER17 min
Critics sometimes make fun of the homespun verses of Edna Jaques, Canada’s best-selling poet, but her sweet songs bring help and joy to housewives and sailors and bring her a comfortable livelihoodBy JANICE TYRWHITT16 min
In a city formerly known as Regina, a lanky and amiable American quarterback named Glen Dobbs has set an entire province on its ear and pushed Hopalong Cassidy into the shadows as a kids’ heroBy TRENT FRAYNE15 min
Immigrant Eva von Gencsy came right from the kitchen to dance to stardom with the Winnipeg Ballet. Back in Salzburg the balletomanes have never seen anything quite like her interpretation of the sultry siren that's known as LouBy Barney Milford14 min
Here's how store detectives in the bustling supermarts catch hundreds of food pilferers each year. And, the strange thing is, the shopper who slips a ham under a coat is that nice man or woman next doorBy BOB COLLINS12 min
I WILL tell you a good joke," said the Yugoslavian Minister, "a Yugoslavian joke." There were half a dozen of us dining at Lord Beaverbrook's London flat and we received the minister's pronouncement with what might be described as modified rapture.By Beverley Baxter8 min
THREE years out of four the average Canadian thinks he understands his American cousins so well that he’s qualified to explain them to the rest of the world, and vice versa. But every leap year the American eagle sprouts a gay new set of tailfeathers and soars off in a dizzy spiral that leaves even Canada baffled—a United States election campaign.By BLAIR FRASER6 min
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