March 26, 1990

OPENING NOTES 1617

OPENING NOTES

Leona Helmsley abdicates, filling vacant seats at the Oscars, and Josef Skvorecký would like to throw a big party
A radical proposal to cure health care 1819
COLUMN

A radical proposal to cure health care

Canada’s gold-plated medical system has become such a serious financial drain that it needs a little bit of market discipline
MEXICO FIGHTS BACK 4041
COVER

MEXICO FIGHTS BACK

SALINAS IMPOSES A RADICAL PROGRAM TO REVIVE HIS NATION’S ECONOMY
LETTERS 6T1

LETTERS

In the article “Navigating rough seas” (Business, March 5), your mention of the restoration of fish stocks on the Grand Banks in the same breath as the returning of National Sea’s profit levels is symptomatic of the ecological mess we have gotten ourselves into.
A frightening threat to Canadian values 5455
BUSINESS WATCH

A frightening threat to Canadian values

Pollster Allan Gregg fears that Canadians are no longer willing to be ‘more generous, more tolerant, more peaceable’
‘An amazing feeling’ 3435
WORLD

‘An amazing feeling’

Hungary prepares for multiparty democracy
No laughs please, we’re Canadian 6869
COLUMN

No laughs please, we’re Canadian

What this country needs, and has for a long time, is to lighten up. How about rehab clinics? It’s been done for lesser afflictions
ON THE HOT SEAT 2021
CANADA

ON THE HOT SEAT

THE THREE HOLD-OUT PREMIERS AGREE TO MEET TO COMPARE THEIR CONCERNS ABOUT MEECH LAKE
Stripes of strife 6263
ART

Stripes of strife

A $1.76-million purchase sparks controversy
Video villain 6667
FILMS

Video villain

Art imitates life in Rob Lowe’s new movie
OPEN FOR BUSINESS 4445
COVER

OPEN FOR BUSINESS

MEXICO SEEKS FOREIGN INVESTORS
THE SEARCH FOR SHELTER 4849
BUSINESS

THE SEARCH FOR SHELTER

AS TORONTO’S RED-HOT REAL ESTATE MARKET FINALLY COOLS OFF, THE WEST’S BEGINS TO HEAT UP
Political collapse 3839
WORLD

Political collapse

Shamir loses a crucial nonconfidence vote
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