A MID ALL THE brutal violence, the harsh insulting language and the shrill cacophony of war which makes Vietnam the most explosive trouble spot on earth, a man you have probably forgotten (if you had ever heard of him) is officially charged with keeping the peace.By TERENCE ROBERTSON16 min
They’re not the hippies who’ve withdrawn from the world. And they’re certainly not part of the Establishment, which in fact regards them as a bunch of scruffy idealists, butting in where they’re not wanted. But they may yet do something other reformers before them have never done: succeedBy PETER GZOWSKI15 min
It runs sports, sportsmen and (whether they know it or not) the spectators. It’s snobbish and arrogant, with rites, rituals and rules—mostly to keep outsiders out. It’s a moneyed tyrant with all the appeal of an off-side call on a scoring play. So what else is new? The fans actually seem to like it!By JACK BATTEN15 min
Irving Layton believes in premarital sex, life, love and Irving Layton. He may, or may not, be Canada’s best poet. But while the critics and public damn or praise him, he pursues with happy vigor his garrulous, fractious, strident career asBy ALEXANDER ROSS13 min
The mission: to project Quebec's new image and to test the climate of Confederation beyond the Great Lakes. Some saw him as Canada's next prime minister, others found him dull, and most were puzzled by talk of the French Fact. But here isBy BLAIR FRASER REPORTS13 min
Beneath India's skies, abounding in the beauty they searched for, a globe-circling party of bird watchers led by the author sweltered in blowtorch heat, explored teeming cities, probed a troubled paradise and, amidst the moving legacy of past splendor and present hardship, pondered the questionBy FRED BODSWORTH12 min
Just four years ago, Rich Little was playing $30 office-party dates in Ottawa. Now he’s the world’s most successful mimic, grossing about $100,000 a year, conjuring from a cardindex memory 126 dead-on impressions of the famous. With the world by the larynx, he’s got only one fear—Playboy bunniesBy CLYDE GILMOUR11 min
HOW AND WHEN, on election night, do we begin to know which party has won a general election in Canada? For five and a half hours on the evening of November 8, while the polls close region by region through the six time zones from Newfoundland to the Pacific Coast, election betting will be the fastest game in Canada.By BLAIR FRASER9 min
ALL CANADA should view with grave concern the “crusading” of new Chief Gérard Girard of Quebec City to prevent people from being comfortably dressed in shorts in the heat of the summer (Quebec's New Crime Wave: Bare Thighs, Reports). Woe to all freedom-loving people if such dictatorial, tyrannical restrictions on dressing are shoved down our throats under the insidiously noble guise of morality.
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