THE only explanation I can give why I applied for a position with the outpost hospitals of the Red Cross is that by the end of my nurse’s training I was chockful of an inspiring collection of high resolves in search of an outlet. I had no idea where I would be sent.By HELEN ELLIOTT15 min
THE FLAMES which roared through the 36-year-old pleasure steamer Noronic at Toronto’s Pier 9 just under eight weeks ago brought an agonizing, fiery death to 139 people. They also brought a heartache and a desperate urgency to the mere handful of men and women in Canada who are trying to awaken the country to the definite danger of similar holocausts in hundreds of our public buildings.By FRED BODSWORTH13 min
IN THE middle of 1937, when Adolf Hitler was chewing rugs between meals and shaking fat little fists at his pet hallucination—The World Semitic Plot—a 16-year-old Jewish girl called Rose Starkman packed one cardboard suitcase and fled in terror from Poland to Canada.By MCKENZIE PORTER13 min
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