Elections, wars and World Series don’t penetrate the remote tranquillity of the Sisters of St. John the Divine who work and pray from dawn till dark just a few yards off Canada’s busiest streetBy June Callwood19 min
Maclean’s Ottawa editor meets the Russian Embassy clerk who broke a spy ring and has since hidden out under assumed names that only the RCMP knows. While keeping one jump ahead of Kremlin vengeance he has written a novel that may bolster his sagging fortunes
They came by the tens of thousands in plague-infested ships from a famine-stricken land. Welcomed with abuse, they survived to become publicans, priests and lively politicians, plus O’Flahertys who speak only FrenchBy MAX BRAITHWAITE18 min
THE BANK of Lower Canada is a national institution; its head office dominates St. James Street, Montreal’s one-way heart of finance. The Bank of Upper Canada is also a national institution; towering above Bay Street, it makes a brave attempt to dominate the rather more extensive financial heart of Toronto.By MICHAEL SHELDON18 min
Vigorous disagreement is healthy. But — with unity their only hope, men of good will on both sides of the Atlantic are taking their lives in their hands by exercising the inalienable right to misunderstand and dislike each otherBy BRUCE HUTCHISON18 min
Millionaires, movie stars and tourists can rent a week end or a summer of sparkling Rocky Mountain air, outdoor sport and superb scenery, but there’s never any doubt about the identity of the real ownersBy ALAN PHILLIPS16 min
Tonsils were once snipped “just in case,” but many specialists now think these organs have a definite and vital job. Here’s impartial advice for parents who are worrying about this universal problemBy VICTOR MAXWELL13 min
LONDON IS itself again. Both the stands and the standards have disappeared, traffic is actually moving, the police have gone back to their normal task of hunting the criminal, parliament has risen for the long vacation and the Coronation belongs to history.By Beverley Baxter10 min
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