January 22, 1990

The brain’s trust behind Jean Chretien 2829
BUSINESS WATCH

The brain’s trust behind Jean Chretien

Chretien’s chief policy adviser is 78-year-old Mitchell Sharp, minister of finance under Pearson and external affairs under Trudeau
A FAMILY STRUGGLE 3031
COVER

A FAMILY STRUGGLE

ANALYSTS PREDICTED A BATTLE FOR CONTROL OF HAROLD BALLARD’S MAPLE LEAFS EMPIRE
THE BATTLING BALLARDS 3435
COVER

THE BATTLING BALLARDS

FAMILY FEUDS HAVE LEFT DEEP SCARS
Discovering the great Abroad 4243
MEDIA WATCH

Discovering the great Abroad

‘It is certain that more Canadians have been assigned overseas in the past year than ever before—even during the two world wars’
CHALLENGING GORBACHEV 1819
WORLD

CHALLENGING GORBACHEV

THE SOVIET LEADER TRIES TO HALT LITHUANIA’S DRIVE TOWARDS INDEPENDENCE FROM MOSCOW
Life and love on two wheels 4849
COLUMN

Life and love on two wheels

You must realize, first of all, that the major activity of a scribbler is throwing things away. Most of the day is composed of opening letters and press releases and screeds and pleas and pamphlets and requests for donations and the sending of an old, used gym sock for a charity auction.
THE END OF A LINE 1213
CANADA

THE END OF A LINE

AN ERA ENDS AS VIA RAIL DROPS HALF OF ITS TRAINS 104 YEARS AFTER THE LAST SPIKE WAS DRIVEN
Caught in the cross fire 1415
CANADA

Caught in the cross fire

The jobless pay for a political deadlock
A dubious concession 2223
WORLD

A dubious concession

After martial law, the iron fist continues
A mystery story 4041
JUSTICE

A mystery story

TV shows help police arrest fugitives
A race against time 1617
CANADA

A race against time

Canada’s war-crimes cases could take years
Splendor on the Hill 4647
TELEVISION

Splendor on the Hill

A lavish drama evokes Ottawa 90 years ago
The sound of money 2829
BUSINESS

The sound of money

A new technology creates a stock market favorite
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