David McCaskill strode confidently into a Toronto courtroom on Oct. 30. The federal Crown prosecutor was looking forward, as he recalled later, to presenting a strong case against the four defendants awaiting trial. The men were charged with trafficking and conspiracy to traffic 15 ounces of cocaine—estimated to be worth $85,000 on the street.
The possibility of Prime Minister Brian Mulroney raising the issue of human rights with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev is ironic when the rights of countless Canadians appear to be given little consideration by the Mulroney government (“Moscow bound,” Canada, Nov. 20).By AT HOME ABROAD6 min
In 1947, a Bedouin shepherd boy stumbled across one of the most important archeological discoveries of the century. Concealed in a cave on the shores of the Dead Sea, about 25 km from Jerusalem, he found a collection of seven ancient leather and papyrus manuscripts.
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