August 4, 1956

We gambled our love on freedom 1617

We gambled our love on freedom

We met in a German prison camp, I a British soldier, Olga a Ukrainian slave worker. We had to choose . . . stay and be parted, or escape together into unknown dangers
Leon Koerner’s one-man giveaway program 89

Leon Koerner’s one-man giveaway program

Canada’s happiest spender is this Czech millionaire who arrived here seventeen years ago to start a new life . . . and hated it. “Now I know it was God’s blessing,” he says, and works five hours a day giving away millions to make amends
Can science beat the VIRUS DISEASES? 1213

Can science beat the VIRUS DISEASES?

The "miracle" drugs didn't lick all disease. They can’t cope with most viruses. Here’s an up-to-the-minute report on the race to solve such mysteries as POLIO, CANCER, and the COMMON COLD
The town that wants to stay old-fashioned 1819

The town that wants to stay old-fashioned

In Niagara-on-the-Lake old ghosts still walk beneath a tree that grew before Columbus, through streets armies fought for in 1812. But they’re being routed by modern subdivisions — and we’re losing a priceless shrine
The Private lives of Byng Whitteker 2223

The Private lives of Byng Whitteker

Genzmer Earl “Byng” Whitteker, of Toronto and the CBC, has been talking out loud for a living for twenty-one years. His relaxed, rich voice has probably been heard by more Canadians, whether they know it or not, than that of any other human.
Lieut.-General Guy Simonds charges that We’re wasting millions on an obsolete air force 1415

Lieut.-General Guy Simonds charges that We’re wasting millions on an obsolete air force

The army’s ex-Chief of Staff, foremost critic of Canada’s defense policy, says that in this atomic age of guided missiles we’re still committed to a costly, outdated concept of military strategy based on the airplane
A blueprint to stop our cities' decay 1011

A blueprint to stop our cities' decay

Living space is a lot the same in these three projects but rents vary widely So does financing
FOR THE SAKE OF Argument 45

FOR THE SAKE OF Argument

Throw out our cruel divorce law!
... The secondland love letter 2021

... The secondland love letter

He was bored with young and beautiful stage hopefuls who promised everything except talent. He refused to see them. Then he got . . .
London Letter 67

London Letter

Mr. Nickle’s strange day of glory
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