It was unheard of—a family attempting the perilous eleven-hundred mile trip down the treacherous Mackenzie to Aklavik in a 14-foot boat. It brought us up against real danger as well as excitement and we’d never try again — but here’s how we proved it could he doneBy Erik Watt22 min
There’s a fifty-fifty chance you’re on the sucker lists of racketeers who use the phone to charm or shame you into supporting obscure good causes —and keep most of the money. Here’s how they operate and why they’re seldom caughtBy Eric Hutton20 min
A million executives, housewives and immigrants are using their bigger leisure budget to learn skills and hobbies. Here’s a report on the strongest surge in adult education the nation’s ever seenBy McKenzie Porter16 min
Under the masculine nom de plume of Jean Despréz, Mme. Larocque-Auger keeps French-Canadian soap-opera fans in a lather, comforts the lovelorn, conducts an epic fight with critics and lives the life her wistful public expectsBy BARBARA MOON12 min
When my mother was a little girl in Mauve Decade Boston the house was always bathed in reverential silence when Father came home from the office. The canary sang and that was the signal for the kettle to be put on for Father's tea, but no childish voice was to he heard and no female prattle.By DR. ROBERT BROCKWAY10 min
Something is happening in the vast organized industry of British entertainment. It may or may not prove significant but some of us are daring to hope. But perhaps my story should be put down in proper sequence. In London we have two state opera houses.By BEVERLEY BAXTER8 min
WHEN NEW COLORED LIGHTS begin playing on Niagara Falls June 20, it will be more than a figure of speech. The 20 powerful lights (each 97 million candlepower) will be electronically controlled, and an operator at a console-organ-type keyboard will change color patterns instantly with a few flicks of his fingers.
Hugh Garner’s Recipe for Eating Out and Staying Alive (Jan. 4) was exactly my sentiment on Canada’s restaurant business. However, he made one mistake. By overemphasis, he gave the impression he was only fooling. Unfortunately it is anything but that.
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