25 Pick up the phone
How to know when children are ready
for their first mobile phone.
By Erik J. Martin
26 Buyer’s pick: Binders
27 Securing your kids
Even children can be victims of identity
theft. Learn how to keep them safe.
By Ann Douglas
IN THIS ISSUE
17 Trade talk
How to find skilled workers for your
By Susan Hirshorn
28 For Your Table: Mastering
the art of feeding children
Laura Keogh and Ceri Marsh teach you
how to survive the school year.
By Chris Powell
31 A tasty legacy
Quebec’s Denis Leclerc leads the
fourth generation of Biscuits Leclerc
By Mark Cardwell
33 For Your Table: Salmon
Salmon is healthy, versatile and oh so
delicious. Here are some recipes for
By Tim Talevich
37 A boy and his dog
Thriller writer Linwood Barclay barks
up an exciting Chase.
By Ellen Schwartz
41 Now I lay me down to sleep
Tips for getting a good night’s rest.
By Dilia Narduzzi
42 Ask the Pharmacist
What to know about melanoma.
By Joseph Hanna
43 Buyer’s pick: Webber Naturals
Vitamin D3 Drops
45 Gaining weight
Being underweight can have serious
health consequences. Learn how to
put on pounds responsibly.
By Jane Doucet
49 Shades of grey
Grey in the home is popular, but not all
greys are created equal.
By Jennifer Adams
5 Front End
By Lorelle Gilpin and Tim Talevich
Volume 30 Number 4
COVER STORY 18
Looking at the people who gave—and
still give—us something to celebrate.
Back to school
7 Member Comments
Letters from our readers.
9 For Your Business
Small-business tips from experts.
11 Financial Connection
13 Tech Connection
Looking for a new computer?
By Marc Saltzman
14 Informed Debate
Is technology making us smarter?
39 Arts & Entertainment
Book and DVD picks.
60 Member Connection
Every Costco member has a story.
51 Costco Travel: Costa Rica
Visit a small Caribbean country rich
in history and ecological wonders.
By T. Foster Jones
52 Buying Smart: Custom
By Andrea Tomkins
55 Costco Services
Ford cars and trucks, and travel
56 What’s New
New products featured at Costco.
58 Special Events
59 Focus on: Kirkland Signature™
Clockwise from top left: Expo 67;
Voyageur Canoe Pageant teams on
their way to Expo 67; and a 1930s
poster for Nugget Shoe Polish, which
featured Canadian Mounties.
TOP: EXPO 67 COLLAGE. LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA;
RIGHT: FRANK GRANT / LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA;
BOT TOM: LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA; COVER ILLUS TRATION: PAUL COVELLO
BY CHARLOTTE GRAY & PAUL COVELLO