WHEN A MAN IS REACHING retirement age he often dreams of sitting quietly in the sun. By relaxing and taking it easy he hopes to stretch out an enjoyable old age. If he manages to fulfill his sun-sit dream, one thing is certain: he will not lengthen his life, he will shorten it.By DESMOND MORRIS31 min
It was a Friday, a warm, beautiful June day in 1957. Perrin Johnston, a 43-year-old Toronto businessman, and his wife Peg, a nurse, were doing the weekend shopping. Johnston had come home early from the office, feeling tired. Now, suddenly, he felt an acute pain in his stomach and pains down both arms.
One thousand determined men and women meet in Winnipeg this month to prove that W. A. C. Bennett was wrong when he boasted he had “saved all Canada from socialism.” They are delegates to the policy conference of our perennial Tomorrow Party, the NDP, a movement that has struggled within sight of power several times within the past 30 years, only to see the vision fade.By COURTNEY TOWER8 min
The phone rang at 3 a.m. in William Spira’s home in suburban Toronto. The voice at the other end sounded American and frightened. The young man told Spira he was in danger of being court-martialed — could Spira do anything? Spira told the boy to come to his home where they’d see what he could do.
FOR THE PAST few weeks I've been trying to find out why Canadians are going in for what is probably the biggest revival of astrology since the fall of Babylon, which invented it. Nobody even looks at you out of the corner of an eye now if you say your moon is in Pisces.By ROBERT THOMAS ALLEN6 min
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