April 14, 1956

The Face at the window

“If I ran the CBC..

The Face at the window 1617

The Face at the window

The tense drama of Africa today is starkly outlined in this new novel by. a rising South African author, presented here for the first time. You’ll be sitting on the edge of your chair when you see
“If I ran the CBC.. 1213

“If I ran the CBC..

These thirteen TV personalities argued for hours, at Maclean’s request, about some things the new royal commission on broadcasting won’t discuss. Here are the results ... direct from the tape recorder, as edited by Blair Fraser
Bruce Hutchison rediscovers THE UNKNOWN COUNTRY 2223

Bruce Hutchison rediscovers THE UNKNOWN COUNTRY

A CERTAIN Saskatchewan farm beside a rutted .country road turned on its first electric light not long ago. No newspaper recorded that event but it was important just the same. As a scholar of this region explained it, the humble story of that farmhouse is, in essence, the story of Saskatchewan.
They feud about food 1819

They feud about food

. . . with aloof dignity bf course, befitting proprietors of two of Canada’s most expensive restaurants,where steaks are an art, the hamburgers sport French names and a nod from DuncanHines is barely tolerated
Who’ll Le Devoir battle next? 3637

Who’ll Le Devoir battle next?

IT IS DRAB AND DISMAL, a dirty grey neighborhood in downtown Montreal on Notre Dame Street just a few blocks east of the Hotel de Ville and a stone’s throw from Bonsecours Market. Aboosamra Kouri imports olive oil at one corner of the street, and across from him the United States Jewelry imports cheap gew-gaws.
Isaac Wolfson’s silent invasion of Canada 2021

Isaac Wolfson’s silent invasion of Canada

Few Canadians have ever heard of Isaac Wolfson, the commonwealth’s biggest retailer. But in three years this aggressive and fast-talking Scot expects to have a store on every main street in Canada
Nobody has more fun than an otter 3839

Nobody has more fun than an otter

Hunted and trapped relentlessly this fleet and furry swimmer leads a precarious life. Yet to see him frolicking you’d think he didn’t have a worry in the world
How science is winning its war with crime 2627

How science is winning its war with crime

Behind today’s headlines of murder, robbery and highway death are experts you seldom hear about. Here, in our busiest crime laboratory, is how they work to catch the wiliest criminals
The man who photographed the good old days 3435

The man who photographed the good old days

William James was half a century ahead of his time. His photographs now make exciting pictorial history
London Letter 45

London Letter

Sydney Silverman vs. the gallows
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