October 6, 1980

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Q&A: Arthur Porter

The man on the hot seat in the nuclear debate

Last spring, after an investment of five years and $5 million, the Ontario Royal Commission on Electric Power Planning issued its final report—a massively detailed nine-volume examination of Ontario Hydro and its role in that province's energy future.
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Car Life

WINTER

HOW THE EXPERTS REDUCE THE RISKS OF WINTER MOTORING IN CANADA
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This Canada

Gambling for potatoes

Rain has fallen over the New Brunswick potato belt, stopping the annual harvest in its muddy tracks. In farmyards and storage sheds, men tinker with equipment or rack potatoes while they wait impatiently for the autumn sun to dry the fields.
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World

BLOOD FEUD IN THE GULF

Iraq fights an old enemy to keep others at bay
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Look what’s happening to mobile sound

There's never been a better time to buy auto sound equipment. Sound like a salesman's pitch? Perhaps so. But if you're in the market for mobile high fidelity hardware, you'll no doubt hear the salesman make just that claim, and for once the statement will be entirely true.
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Profile: Ian Waddell

Giant-killer in the NDP’s fold of young fighters

In the middle of the rattling traffic, take-out chicken stands and used-car lots of Vancouver’s working-class Kingsway neighborhood is the curving rust awning of the venerable Rio Hall. Long owned by the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) and its successor, the New Democratic Party (NDP), the hall has rumbled for decades with the voices of socialist heroes from Coldwell to MacInnis.
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Lifestyles

Slipping into something a bit more professional

Carolyn Welk’s boss thinks she’s the most attractive woman in the office—and he takes pride in how he has utilized her. “It was a dirty trick,” says Bob Gani, president of The Bay Travel. “As manager of training and development, Carolyn regularly visits all our branches.
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People

In The Shining, Shelley Duvall played hysterical for nine months while Jack Nicholson lobbed around with a hatchet. But apparently hysteria was easier on the bones than playing Olive Oyl to Robin Williams’ Popeye in the Robert Altman film about the spinach-eating sea salt.
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Labor

Wanted: skilled hands to join a losing game

HIRING SKILLED MACHINISTS reads the faded sign outside the lavatory-green factory in Cambridge, Ont. It looks as forlorn as a vacancy sign at a forgotten hotel—and about as useful. Says Jerry Havlik, the 77-yearold owner of Havlik Enterprises: “That sign has been out there for 10 years and nobody ever comes.”
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Letters

That’s entertainment?

In your article Chicken One Day, Feathers the Next (This Canada, Sept. 1), rodeos are presented to your readers as spectacles of brave cowboys demonstrating their skill and courage, but they are, to my mind, actually spectacles of cruelty, suffering and violence inflicted on animals.
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