July 25, 1977

Canada

Odd man in

Closeup/The Arts

That artist fella

Odd man in 1415
Canada

Odd man in

“One thing that’s absolutely clear,” said Sidney Robert (Bob) Blair, without even a trace of a smile, “is that we’ve beaten Arctic Gas, if that was the contest.” It was—to a point. Certainly Blair has won the first and most crucial pot in an eight-billiondollar pipeline poker game in which the ante alone had been roughly $180 million.
With Malcolm Muggeridge 23
Interview

With Malcolm Muggeridge

Malcolm Muggeridge is arguably the most famous—and certainly the most articulate—born-again Christian this side of Jimmy Carter. In the last few years, his prolific pen has thundered against abortion, materialism and the decline of morality and has prophesied the imminent collapse of Western civilization.
That artist fella 2223
Closeup/The Arts

That artist fella

Welcome to the neighborhood, Joe Fafard
Islands off the stream 3435
Closeup/The Nation

Islands off the stream

Time hasn’t stood still. It’s run out
The condemned of Seveso 2829
Closeups/The Environment

The condemned of Seveso

The lingering tragedy of an Italian town
Eurocommunism: the ‘threat’ that simply isn’t 3637
The World

Eurocommunism: the ‘threat’ that simply isn’t

Eurocommunism is a mouthful of a word which both the Soviet Union and the United States are finding difficult to swallow. It is an in-word, invented to describe a new version of Marxism which preaches obedience to the Western law of the ballot box and independence from Moscow.
Responding to The Creighton Solution, from ‘clarion call' to ‘paranoia’ 1011
The Referendum Debate

Responding to The Creighton Solution, from ‘clarion call' to ‘paranoia’

Incredible as it may seem to our politicians, Canada has produced at least one individual capable of thinking and speaking for himself rather than letting the government do it for him. Bravo for Donald Creighton’s contribution to the Referendum Debate: No More Concessions (June 27). May the whimper of this babe in the woods be accompanied by a resounding shout from the rest of us.
‘This is the Will of the Yukon— Lo, how she makes it plain!’ 1617
Canada

‘This is the Will of the Yukon— Lo, how she makes it plain!’

The sleek little turboprop lazily circled the dusty airfield at Old Crow, before dropping and bouncing to a halt in front of the waiting villagers. The Lysyk inquiry had come to town. Chairman Ken Lysyk was happily settled into the copilot’s seat but not-so-comfortably dressed for summer 80 miles above the Arctic Circle, where the weather was as frosty as the greetings were warm.
Oh Shaw, poor Shaw 4849
Closeup/Theatre

Oh Shaw, poor Shaw

A plateful of muffets at Niagara-on-the-Lake
Separatism can't: be all bad-look what it’s done for the National Unity Business! 5657

Separatism can't: be all bad-look what it’s done for the National Unity Business!

It was a few years ago over a beer, where all great ideas arise. Ottawa journalist Frank Howard detected a new industry emerging in Canada: an industry dedicated to the feeding and flourishing of federal-provincial conferences on the constitution.
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