October 14, 1991

A golden championship season 5859
SPORTS

A golden championship season

The Toronto Blue Jays battle for a berth in the World Series
The Private Life Of CANADA’S RICHEST MAN 4445
COVER

The Private Life Of CANADA’S RICHEST MAN

PUBLISHING BARON KEN THOMSON SAYS THAT HE WOULD ‘WALK A BLOCK TO SAVE A DIME’
Striking originals 6667
ART

Striking originals

Celebrating a Group of Seven contemporary
FLASH POINTS 1819
CANADA

FLASH POINTS

CONTROVERSY STALKS THE SOCREDS AS THE B.C. CAMPAIGN ENTERS THE FINAL STRETCH
The appeal of man’s four-footed friends 6465
SPORTS WATCH

The appeal of man’s four-footed friends

For a horse player, it’s hard to beat the desperate charge of horses bred and trained to give their whole being to winning
LETTERS 44a

LETTERS

As a physiotherapist, I read “A pain in the back” (Cover, Sept. 30) with great interest. It is apparent from your article that Dr. Allan Dyer has not kept pace with recent spinal research. Lumbar traction for the relief of lower-back pain, like that provided by Dyer’s Vax-D table, is far from a revolutionary type of treatment.
OPENING NOTES 1415

OPENING NOTES

Brian Mulroney guns for Samuel Wakim, Salman Rushdie comes out of hiding, and Elvis Presley lives on in Ottawa
Stop the debate—and start governing 1617
ANOTHER VIEW

Stop the debate—and start governing

Some things are more important than the Constitution; changing the Constitution will not change them
Postscript to a nightmare 2223
CANADA

Postscript to a nightmare

An unaccustomed quiet prevailed in the courtroom in Burton, N.B., a tiny community 25 km southeast of Fredericton, as a phalanx of RCMP officers chained the feet of an accused multiple murderer to the floor in the prisoner’s dock. But within minutes, the dark-haired, bespectacled prisoner, Allan Legere, resumed the string of outbursts that have punctuated his trial.
Reinventing a country with sour expectations 4243
BUSINESS WATCH

Reinventing a country with sour expectations

Surveys confirm that English-Canadians now believe that if these constitutional proposals fail, Quebec will separate
ISLAND OF FEAR 3031
WORLD

ISLAND OF FEAR

CANADA AND OTHER NATIONS USE SANCTIONS TO RESTORE HAITI'S OVERTHROWN PRESIDENT
Disarming diplomacy 3233

Disarming diplomacy

Gorbachev matches Bush’s nuclear arms cuts
A lioness in winter 7273
BOOKS

A lioness in winter

Katharine Hepburn works her spell in print
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