December 31, 1990

THE MACLEAN'S HONOR ROLL 1011
COVER

THE MACLEAN'S HONOR ROLL

In his new book, Words with Power, scholar Northrop Frye, whose powerful contributions to the world of ideas are celebrated in the fifth annual Maclean’s Honor Roll, defines primary human concerns as “freedom, health, equality, happiness, love.”
CRUSHED CAREERS 4243
BUSINESS

CRUSHED CAREERS

ONCE A SYMBOL OF THE 1980s BOOM, BAY STREET BROKERS FACE HARD TIMES AND BLEAK PROSPECTS
Communities built on love 3435

Communities built on love

Providing affection for the mentally deprived is a rich experience of living from the heart
A FEDERAL CASE 3637
CANADA

A FEDERAL CASE

CHRETIEN’S UNITY APPEAL IS POPULAR IN ENGLISH CANADA, BUT DRAWS HOSTILITY IN QUEBEC
The frightening tyranny of language 89
COLUMN

The frightening tyranny of language

The Globe and Mail’s stylebook goes beyond spelling or policies on obscenity: it seeks to put its ideological stamp on reporting
Opening the mind 2425
MACLEAN’S HONOR ROLL

Opening the mind

‘You have to learn how to open the doors of imagination — both your audience’s and your own'
OPENING NOTES 67

OPENING NOTES

Margaret Thatcher changes dresses and addresses, Brian De Palma’s vanity flares, and Madonna gets a trim
Words to free the spirit 1213
MACLEAN’S HONOR ROLL

Words to free the spirit

A teacher helps the world to understand how the truth in common myths can liberate the mind
Advising by example 2223
MACLEAN’S HONOR ROLL

Advising by example

The first woman of Quebec business constructs a Canadian success story with plain old hard work
This recession does not a depression make 44d45
BUSINESS WATCH

This recession does not a depression make

Canada is awash with debt and only a long, slow rebuilding of confidence will prevent us from drowning. But it can be done.
Shyly into the limelight 2021
MACLEAN’S HONOR ROLL

Shyly into the limelight

A quiet voice that sounds as if it is trying to take the melancholy chill off a Canadian winter
A WARNING SHOT 3839
WORLD

A WARNING SHOT

SOVIET FOREIGN MINISTER EDUARD SHEVARDNADZE RESIGNS, GIVING A CLEAR VICTORY TO HARD-LINERS
A magical craftsman 1819
MACLEAN’S HONOR ROLL

A magical craftsman

From roots in Quebec, a skilful author addresses the world and warns against Canadian tribalism
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