December 10, 1990

OPENING NOTES 89

OPENING NOTES

The Globe and Mail covers up, Bruce McNall shoots and scores, and a colonel takes command of the language
‘The man from Mars’ 3637
WORLD

‘The man from Mars’

A Canadian’s bizarre run for the presidency
It is time for English Canada to speak up 1011
COLUMN

It is time for English Canada to speak up

Increased support in the polls for Quebec separatism is already causing a departure of jobs and investment dollars.
THE LONELY ROAD HOME 1819
COVER

THE LONELY ROAD HOME

JEAN CHRETIEN FACES THE VOTERS IN BEAUSEJOUR AND A DECLINE IN HIS FORTUNES
A HINT OF HOPE IN THE GULF 2829
WORLD

A HINT OF HOPE IN THE GULF

IRAQ ACCEPTS GEORGE BUSH’S OFFER TO HOLD DIRECT TALKS BEFORE THE UN DEADLINE
Will Jean Chrétien match Herb Gray? 5051
BUSINESS WATCH

Will Jean Chrétien match Herb Gray?

In Quebec, the Liberal leader’s TV embrace of Clyde Wells is still seen as the equivalent of Sir John A. Macdonald hanging Louis Riel
LETTERS 45
LETTERS

LETTERS

The newly appointed Spicer commission is clearly doomed to failure (“What does Canada want?” Canada/Cover, Nov. 12). We are going to get the touchy-feely treatment from a panel of experts who will ask Canadians to do a little soul-searching on the subject of national unity.
A bittersweet victory 1617
CANADA

A bittersweet victory

Iraq releases only a handful of Canadians
LOSING ALTITUDE 4445
BUSINESS

LOSING ALTITUDE

AIR CANADA AND CANADIAN AIRLINES ARE FACING NEW CHALLENGES DURING TOUGH ECONOMIC TIMES
Mating rituals of the X-ray crowd 6869
COLUMN

Mating rituals of the X-ray crowd

The economy in New York City is so bad, goes the line, that the Mafia has had to lay off five judges. We are in Manhattan—the Bronx and Staten Island too—and such jokes are endemic. However, it is 60° in November and the matrons on Fifth Avenue are stepping on one another at the post-Thanksgiving Day sales.
QUEBEC SEEKS ITS OWN WAY 1213
CANADA

QUEBEC SEEKS ITS OWN WAY

LARGELY IGNORED OUTSIDE QUEBEC, A COMMISSION HEARS CALLS FOR A REFERENDUM ON INDEPENDENCE
‘THE MOOD IS UGLY' 2223
COVER

‘THE MOOD IS UGLY'

CHRETIEN SAYS HE WILL FIGHT FOR CANADA
FALLING OUT OF FAVOR 2425
COVER

FALLING OUT OF FAVOR

IN QUEBEC,CHRETIEN IS A HARD SELL
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