September 30, 1991

BLACK GOLD ON TAP 3839
BUSINESS

BLACK GOLD ON TAP

THE HIBERNIA OFFSHORE OIL PROJECT STARTS TO PRODUCE BENEFITS FOR NEWFOUNDLAND
A PAIN IN THE BACK 5253
COVER

A PAIN IN THE BACK

BACK AILMENTS HAVE BECOME ONE OF THE MOST DISTRESSING HUMAN PROBLEMS
Rock ’n’ roll royalty 6667
MUSIC

Rock ’n’ roll royalty

Rush is a thriving—and lucrative—entity
AN ATTACK ON PAIN 5657
COVER

AN ATTACK ON PAIN

A NEW TREATMENT RELIEVES DISCOMFORT
Democrats battle despair 3435
WORLD

Democrats battle despair

On a grey and windy afternoon last week, a banker, a barber and an insurance broker stopped for a chat in front of the Brand Plumbing and Heating store in Sully, an Iowa town of 841 people in the heart of Middle America. They had few kind words for politicians.
Blood feuds with a long history 2627
WORLD

Blood feuds with a long history

Ethnic rivalries run high on the Azerbaijani border
LETTERS 4S1

LETTERS

I am sick and tired of the Public Service Alliance of Canada complaining about how hard-done-by its members are (“Mulroney vs. the unions,” Cover, Sept. 23). Canada is $400 billion in debt, the economy is in a shambles, and they insist on holding the populace to ransom. I work for a small business, and this year I will not get a raise.
‘OUT OF THE LOOP’ 2425
WORLD

‘OUT OF THE LOOP’

CIA NOMINEE ROBERT GATES DENIES BEING INVOLVED IN AN IRAN-CONTRA COVERUP
OPENING NOTES 67

OPENING NOTES

The Trumps go shopping, Mordecai Richler ruffles francophone feathers, and Gary Hart gets caught short
A PARTY BOSS ON TRIAL 1011
CANADA

A PARTY BOSS ON TRIAL

A TORY VETERAN HAS FEW ALLIES AS HE FACES NEW CHARGES
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