April 2, 1990

TWO VISIONS OF CANADA 1617
COVER

TWO VISIONS OF CANADA

NEW BRUNSWICK’S PROPOSAL FOR A ‘COMPANION’ ACCORD FINDS A MIXED RECEPTION
A vote for unity 3031
WORLD

A vote for unity

East Germans choose conservative parties
HARD LINE AND BOTTOM LINE 3839
BUSINESS

HARD LINE AND BOTTOM LINE

BEIJING’S HARSH REGIME PROVOKES A COSTLY EXODUS OF INVESTORS FROM BOTH CHINA AND HONG KONG
Fighting and famine 3434a
WORLD

Fighting and famine

Starvation stalks war-ravaged Ethiopia
Siren of hard rock 6061
MUSIC

Siren of hard rock

Alannah Myles sets out to conquer America
CRISIS ON THE LAND 1213
CANADA

CRISIS ON THE LAND

FARM CLOSURES, DROUGHT AND THE WHIFF OF SCANDAL PLAGUE THE PROVINCE OF SASKATCHEWAN
OPENING NOTES 89

OPENING NOTES

Brian Mulroney leaves his number, Ted Turner bans the 'f' word, and Izvestia headlines Pierre Trudeau
A WAR OF NERVES 2627
WORLD

A WAR OF NERVES

GORBACHEV STEPS UP THE PRESSURE ON LITHUANIA TO TRY TO STOP THE REBEL REPUBLIC'S SECESSION
A titled man for all challenges 4445
BUSINESS WATCH

A titled man for all challenges

Capt. the Hon. John Black Aird, OC, KStJ, O.Ont., QC, BA, LLD, DLittS, possesses more titles than almost any other Canadian, having been lieutenant-governor of Ontario, chancellor of two universities, the holder of six honorary degrees (including a doctorate of sacred letters), honorary colonel of two regiments and a lieutenant during the Second World War in Canada’s Navy.
Swept away in the tide of history 1011
AN AMERICAN VIEW

Swept away in the tide of history

History is jammed so solidly in overdrive that the new movie The Hunt for Red October looked like a period piece the day it premiered. Everyone knows the Soviet hierarchy is too busy gulping Egg McMuffins and cursing Lithuania to fret about a renegade submarine skipper dashing for the New England coast.
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