May 22, 1989

COVER

GANG TERROR

WORLD

BRUTE POLITICS

FILMS

Party-girl Scandal

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COVER

GANG TERROR

MORE AND MORE BANDS OF YOUNG THUGS ROB, MAIM AND KILL-OFTEN JUST FOR SPORT

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WORLD

BRUTE POLITICS

A DISPUTED ELECTION AND STREET VIOLENCE IN PANAMA BRINGS A SWIFT U.S. RESPONSE

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FILMS

Party-girl Scandal

A new movie resurrects Britain’s Profumo affair

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ARCHITECTURE

A capital of design

A new centre promotes more livable cities

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CANADA

THE DEFENCE GAP

It has been almost four decades since the first khaki-clad Canadian soldier stepped ashore in Europe in 1950 to join the allied military forces of the year-old North Atlantic Treaty Organization. The troops’ arrival reflected the rising Cold War tensions of the era.

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COVER

‘VIOLENCE IS NICE. HONESTLY'

LIFE IN THE GANGLANDS OF THE YOUNG

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COVER

SUDDEN, INEXPLICABLE AND BRUTAL ERUPTIONS OF VIOLENCE

recruit. He moved to Vancouver from Hong Kong with his family in 1985, enrolled in a special high-school course to learn English, but had difficulty adjusting to life in Vancouver. According to a court psychiatrist’s report, Yeung was befriended by gang members who provided him with money, status and a group of peers who spoke his language—at a time when he was feeling vulnerable and inadequate.
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LETTERS

LETTERS

Doug Small of Global Television has done a great disservice to our country by going public with the budget document he received (“The tax squeeze,” Canada/Cover, May 8). The greater valor would have been to sit on it. Knowingly releasing a document that would cause international damage to Canada speaks volumes about his feelings for Canada.
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A new boy joins the lobbying game

OPENING NOTES

Wayne Gretzky tries some new lines, Brian Peckford gets a job, and George Bush delivers a dubious gift

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WORLD

Agreement to disagree

Gorbachev offers more unilateral arms cuts

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BUSINESS

A new hard line on trade

Washington threatens to erect new barriers

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