December 25, 1989

1989 THE HONOR ROLL 1415
COVER

1989 THE HONOR ROLL

THEIR SPIRITED ACCOMPLISHMENTS BROUGHT LUSTRE TO CANADA IN 1989
CONNAUGHT’S FOREIGN SALE 4445
BUSINESS

CONNAUGHT’S FOREIGN SALE

POLITICAL CRITICISM IS RISING OVER THE SALE OF CANADA’S FAMOUS VACCINE-MAKER TO FRANCE’S INSTITUT MERIEUX
OPENING NOTES 1011

OPENING NOTES

Meryl Streep shows some skin, Jean Chrétien ponders his lines, and Canadians infiltrate U.S. TV news shows
STORMY WATERS 4041
CANADA

STORMY WATERS

PLANT CLOSURES AND A HIGH-SEAS CHASE DRAW ATTENTION TO THE STRUGGLING ATLANTIC FISHERY
The billion-dollar tax deadline 1213
COLUMN

The billion-dollar tax deadline

The rule could unravel some of the country’s biggest empires, as the wealthy sell off their holdings
Letters—admiring and otherwise 5657
COLUMN

Letters—admiring and otherwise

It is the season of goodwill. Peace and blessings to all personkind. It is time to bind our wounds and to forgive our enemies. With that in mind, it is only right and just that those who have been aggrieved over the past months are made happier.
A vintage year for greed and stupidity 4647
BUSINESS WATCH

A vintage year for greed and stupidity

Companies vanished in the acquisitive rush, salaries spiralled to breathless levels and a lot of prominent people showed their true colors
Buying the Times 4647
PRESS

Buying the Times

The Globe and Mail takes over a competitor
Political striptease 5253
FILMS

Political striptease

A legendary U.S. scandal fills the screen
FIGHTING OFF HASTY CHANGE 4243
WORLD

FIGHTING OFF HASTY CHANGE

GORBACHEV RESISTS THE RADICAL POLITICAL REFORMS THAT CONTINUE TO FLOWER IN EASTERN EUROPE
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