June 27, 1977

Closeup/Showbusiness

Sweet smell of excess

Closeup/The Nation

No more concessions

Sweet smell of excess 3233
Closeup/Showbusiness

Sweet smell of excess

In Cannes, everybody’s got an offer you can't refuse
With Quebec finance minister Jacques Parizeau 45
Interview

With Quebec finance minister Jacques Parizeau

If René Lévesque represents, in the popular mind, the soul of the Parti Québécois government in Quebec, his finance minister, Jacques Parizeau, is its brain. Lévesque has given to the portly, patrician Parizeau, the job of devising an economic charter to guide the building of a sovereign Quebec.
No more concessions 2425
Closeup/The Nation

No more concessions

If Quebec does go, let it not be with impunity
Dome, oil and the Arctic: tales of a true believer 4243
Business

Dome, oil and the Arctic: tales of a true believer

It’s like watching a dog on the operating table licking the hand of its vivesector. Jack Gallagher, chairman and chief executive of Dome Petroleum Ltd., has just finished proving conclusively to a Tory conference that Canada must have the oil and gas his company is totally committed to finding under the Beaufort Sea, both for energy and balance of payments reasons.
Some like it hot 4849
Closeup/Behavior

Some like it hot

The incendiary boom: arson for fun and profit
The ‘association’ fallacy 2829
Closeup/The Provinces

The ‘association’ fallacy

Lévesque says Quebec can have it both ways. It can’t
Professor Verney proposes, Senator Forsey disposes-with a vengeance 1213
Letters

Professor Verney proposes, Senator Forsey disposes-with a vengeance

Professor Douglas Verney’s Confederation Unworkable? Separation Unthinkable? Here’s A Third Choice (May 16) embodies questionable assumptions, bad history, false analogies, and a set of constitutional proposals that are completely impracticable.
Local boy makes good 1617
Canada

Local boy makes good

One after another, the Commonwealth leaders rose to plod through prepared texts on the world economic scene. Canada’s Pierre Trudeau was growing impatient. As the floor went to the ninth speaker of the morning, Trinidad and Tobago, he interjected:
Seattle Slew is not just another pretty face. And he’s no pushover, either 4647

Seattle Slew is not just another pretty face. And he’s no pushover, either

Man has been exploiting horseflesh ever since Black Beauty was reduced to pulling a hack for three square bales a day while his owner sat on his London derrière and pocketed all the gelt. We all know what the movie National Velvet did for Elizabeth Taylor—but whither the horse?
Doing it up royally 4041
The World

Doing it up royally

The bearded man stopped gnawing his barbecued chicken leg and tossed back a paper cupful of lethal, homemade punch. “I reckon today has set the republic back 10 years,” he said. Around him, people who had not met in 20 years as next-door neighbors exchanged introductions and chatted away happily.
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