January 1, 1990

THE MACLEAN’S/DECIMA POLL

An Uncertain Nation

MEDIA WATCH

A whiff of hypocrisy at the NDP convention

An Uncertain Nation 1213
THE MACLEAN’S/DECIMA POLL

An Uncertain Nation

Disunity may be a permanent part of a definition of Canada —past, present and in the future
THE PANAMA WAR 5253
WORLD

THE PANAMA WAR

PRESIDENT GEORGE BUSH FACED HIS FIRST TEST UNDER FIRE AS U.S. TROOPS TOPPLED NORIEGA’S REGIME
A whiff of hypocrisy at the NDP convention 6869
MEDIA WATCH

A whiff of hypocrisy at the NDP convention

The Journal staff’s ethical decision had already been taken when the microphones were planted on certain delegates
A distrust of government 2223
ISSUES

A distrust of government

Reliance on business grows stronger
Differences that divide 1415
THE NATION

Differences that divide

Quebec’s separation is widely forecast
An economic forecast for the 1990s 6465
BUSINESS WATCH

An economic forecast for the 1990s

The complaints against polluters will accelerate into urban terrorism aimed at the head offices of offending companies
OPENING NOTES 1011

OPENING NOTES

U.S. congressmen study the Gander crash, Donald Trump reveals nothing, and W. O. Mitchell gets rubbed the wrong way
Getting the message 3435
SEX

Getting the message

Concern about AIDS is slowly changing Canadians’ sexual habits
Support for women’s rights 4444a
ABORTION

Support for women’s rights

Members of Parliament confront a dilemma
Keeping the dream alive 4849
CANADA

Keeping the dream alive

The navy still wants nuclear submarines
Resisting a new tax 3031
TAXATION

Resisting a new tax

The selling of a new duty falters against popular mistrust
Winners and losers for 1990 7273
COLUMN

Winners and losers for 1990

The acid-rain-doused mist on the crystal ball begins to clear away. The chicken entrails on the floor shift and form clearly recognized shapes. The future is quite apparent. The nature of 1990 is revealed before us, its major figures set on their appointed paths.
Doubting the motive 2828a
VIA RAIL

Doubting the motive

Most Canadians mistrust the government’s promises about Via
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