September 1, 1953

A DAY IN AN ANGLICAN CONVENT 1213

A DAY IN AN ANGLICAN CONVENT

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 street
Blair Fraser keeps a rendezvous with Igor Gouzenko 89

Blair Fraser keeps a rendezvous with Igor Gouzenko

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
THE NIGHTMARE STORY OF THE IRISH FLIGHT TO CANADA 2425

THE NIGHTMARE STORY OF THE IRISH FLIGHT TO CANADA

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 French
FOR GOOD AND SUFFICIENT REASONS THEY ALL HAD THEIR EYES ON The Two Millionth Customer of the Bank of Lower Canada 1819

FOR GOOD AND SUFFICIENT REASONS THEY ALL HAD THEIR EYES ON The Two Millionth Customer of the Bank of Lower Canada

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.
THE DANGEROUS LUXURY OF HATING AMERICA 1011

THE DANGEROUS LUXURY OF HATING AMERICA

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 other
JASPER Belongs to the Bears 1617

JASPER Belongs to the Bears

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 owners
THE WORM THAT’S WRECKING OUR FOREST 2021

THE WORM THAT’S WRECKING OUR FOREST

Roaring at treetop height over the vast billion-dollar New Brunswick pulpwoods an armada of daredevils in patched-up planes fights a dangerous war against
What should you do about tonsils? 2223

What should you do about tonsils?

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 problem
The One Sour Note of the Coronation 45
London Letter

The One Sour Note of the Coronation

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.
BACKSTAGE at Ottawa 67

BACKSTAGE at Ottawa

When Bribery Was Smart
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