Father’s Model T looked like a traveling tool box compared with today’s cars that have everything. Bob, who remembers when life was simpler, they’re just worry on wheels— and he’s got the bills to prove itBy Robert Thomas Allen8 min
On Canada's far west coast prospector Pat Crogan, in search of gold, finds himself being drawn into a web of death, disappearance and romantic intrigue. With the Jacks — father Charlie and pretty daughter Monica — he visits Alberni to buy acids for his prospecting and liquor for Indian Charlie.By James McNamee25 min
Stop Blaming Teen-Agers for Wild Driving, says a Preview item (Oct. 12). How in the name of all that’s sane can you deny that teen-agers are responsible for more accidents than any other group? How do you reconcile the ghastly toll of human life and senseless destruction on the highways with the smug admonition to withhold censure of brainless young punks who infest our highways?
Dorothy and Fred Tapley were in their forties and life was getting dull. Then they began sheltering unwanted animals—and didn’t stop. Now they and their children have thirty wild animals and a new full-time career just doing what they like bestBy Dorothy Tapley21 min
A DIPLOMATIC PROBLEM before the Queen’s visit to the United States was to decide who, among eleven Commonwealth ambassadors, should go with Her Majesty to the celebration in Jamestown, Va. A Washington wit suggested this formula: “Send the representatives of Virginia’s two mother countries — Britain and Ghana.”By BLAIR FRASER6 min
Most of the ladies at Office Overload and similar companies across the country have discovered that combining a home and a career can be nearly painless. The secret: name your own hours and pick your own boss—who might even turn out to be Bob HopeBy Eric Hutton17 min
In Ottawa and many another world capital they’re asking about Sidney Smith. What’s he like personally? How, if at all, will he change his country’s foreign policy? Can he burst out of the shadow of the Pearson legend?By BLAIR FRASER17 min
When I hear self-styled gourmets arguing about the respective merits of French cooking, Italian cooking, German cooking. Chinese cooking, Japanese cooking, Mexican cooking. Hungarian cooking and all the other kinds of cooking much talked about these days, I feel sorry for the poor fellows.By George Spence3 min
With Bible and sextant he ranged the wilderness and charted half of Canada. He was one of the greatest map makers who ever lived, but he died in poverty, spurned by the nation he helped createBy Frank Croft17 min
One balmy early-fall day a chap who works high up in the Canada Life building on Toronto’s University Avenue stared out the window after lunch in the employees’ restaurant, wondering whether to go for a noon-hour stroll. Far below he recognized a friend of his, and looked again because this bachelor acquaintance was strolling down the midavenue boulevard hand in hand with a girl.
Starting with Macdonald’s riding breeches the Prestons of Ottawa cut and sewed for every Canadian premier. Bennett was richest, Borden jolliest, King toughest; then Diefenbaker racked them with suspense—until he made up his mindBy KLAUS E. NEUMANN17 min
Some people say he’s only indulging a harmless fad. To others his flashy gear and black jacket spell hoodlum. On his thundering machine he finds a sense of power his youth denies him and the imagined glory of a folktale heroBy John Clare15 min
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