November 29, 1976

Interview 45

Interview

Rosalynn Carter, America’s new first lady, is determined to be the most dynamic, influential and inspiring woman in the White House since Eleanor Roosevelt. She has a natural driving ambition for herself as much as for her husband. At 49 she has enormous energy; most mornings this year she has been up at four-thirty to start her day in front of factory gates shaking hands with the early shift and begging them to "vote for Jimmy."
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Three for the show

Herrndorf, Frame and Gzowski are getting their late night talk show, 90 Minutes Live, on the air this week. The CBC will never be the same
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The people who don’t belong here

To be an illegal immigrant in Canada is to live in fear and work for slave wages, but it’s better than being sent back home
The NDP out of season 4647

The NDP out of season

These should be good times for Ed Broadbent and his party, but instead they find themselves fighting for their lives
Letters 1213

Letters

James Paupst’s explanation and concern for obesity and its many dimensions (October 4) are applaudable, but he has misled your readers in his basic premise that “The key to obesity, of course, is overeating . . ." In fact many studies on obesity have shown it to be primarily a result of two factors— overeating and inactivity, with the more important determinant of the two being inactivity!
Time to start thinking the unthinkable 1819
Canada

Time to start thinking the unthinkable

At the candidate’s headquarters in a small shopping plaza in Longueuil, across the St. Lawrence from Montreal, campaign workers went wild when the first poll in Taillon riding was announced at 8.10 p.m.: René Lévesque, 60 votes; his Liberal opponent, 27.
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The World

White Rhodesia in its days of reckoning

The throbbing rock blaring across radio Rhodesia’s morning show was interrupted with a new song, one heard only in Rhodesia, but a record unavailable in Salisbury shops. It’s already been sold out: Don’t say good-bye to Rhodesia/ When what you means is totsiens [Afrikaans for au revoir]/ Don’t let depression ever seize you/ Forget what can’t be foreseen.
Separatism may scare businessmen, but it’s the socialism that terrifies 7071
Business

Separatism may scare businessmen, but it’s the socialism that terrifies

The aftermath of the Parti Québécois’ election victory found the Canadian business community fervently imitating the action of Alberta’s young pronghorn antelopes, freezing when danger threatens into a protective immobility so total that only their eyes move, wildly, as hunters drop the net over them.
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Business

Eaton Centre: $250 million at stake and no money-back guarantee

If Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited president Neil Wood has suffered unduly over the development of Toronto’s Eaton Centre, it hardly shows. Reclining comfortably in the softly lit elegance of his office, his tall, well-tailored figure belies wear and tear and extravagant reactions as you would expect from the Harvard MBA he is.
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Cities

To have...and have not: Canada’s richest town

Settling back into his comfortable armchair after a day’s work, Yvon Caron would seem to have good reason for contentment. With its stone fireplace, thick shag rugs and color television set, Caron’s living room would not be out of place in the best neighborhoods of the nation.
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