It was the bride-to-be, a vivacious redhead who answers to the nickname Fergie, who set the tone for the day's festivities. "I want everyone to have a wonderful time," Sarah Margaret Ferguson told her polo-playing father on the eve of her wedding last week to Prince Andrew, the dash ing second son of Queen Elizabeth II.By HAL QUINN
One of the nicer legends in Canadian history concerns the time Lester Pearson, then prime minister, phoned his wife, Maryon, to inform her of some horrendous political setback of the type that seemed to befall political leaders in Canada in the 1960s.By Charles Gordon
A job security clause was the major issue on the bargaining table between 140 British Columbia forestry firms and members of the International Woodworkers of America (TWA). More than 11,000 members of the 31,000-strong IWA began selective strikes to protest the companies' plans to contract work out to smaller firms where it could be done more cheaply.
It is a role they have each played repeatedly and with relish: the strong-willed conservative standing firm against the political tide. With rising pressure to impose new economic sanctions against South Africa, President Ronald Reagan and British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher are standing together at the dike—but finding the sandbags beginning to slip.By BOB LEVIN
Lastweek’sappointmentof Charles Winograd, 38, a research analyst and institutional trader, as chief operating officer of Richardson Greenshields marked a watershed for Western Canada’s largest privately owned conglomerate, James Richardson & Sons of Winnipeg.By Peter C. Newman
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