November 4, 1991

DAYS OF RECKONING 3435
WORLD

DAYS OF RECKONING

AFTER MORE THAN FOUR DECADES OF HOSTILITIES, ARABS AND ISRAELIS ARE SITTING DOWN TO DISCUSS PEACE
Surviving in a precarious occupation 6465
SPORTS WATCH

Surviving in a precarious occupation

Baseball managers all have one thing in common: when they’re hired, they’re on their way to being fired
OPENING NOTES 1011

OPENING NOTES

Brian Mulroney speaks out on sexual harassment, Irving Layton’s poetry appreciates, and the Queen gets a new title
NEW DEMOCRATS ON A ROLL 2223
COVER

NEW DEMOCRATS ON A ROLL

THE TORY TIDE EBBS IN THE PROVINCES AS THE NDP FINDS NEW STRENGTH
EAST RIVER RIPPLES 1617
CANADA

EAST RIVER RIPPLES

DOES HE OR DOES HE NOT? SIGNALS WERE MIXED ON THE CHANCES OF MULRONEY GOING TO A TOP UN JOB
Harcourt’s innovative plan for B.C.’s future 5252a
BUSINESS WATCH

Harcourt’s innovative plan for B.C.’s future

The NDP will cut its ties with Bob Rae’s Ontario. Harcourt will not allow radicals to hijack his government’s political agenda.
Unions: the new rich and privileged 1213
COLUMN

Unions: the new rich and privileged

The NDP’s labor-union sugar daddies and mommies are distinctly anti-business and antienterprise. They represent the politics of envy.
Tower of power 6869
FILMS

Tower of power

With IMAX, the Stones are six storeys tall
A NEW NATIONAL VOICE 2829
COVER

A NEW NATIONAL VOICE

NDP VICTORIES CHANGE THE UNITY EQUATION
Shadows on Red Square 4041
WORLD

Shadows on Red Square

Ukraine’s actions threaten national unity
A billionaire’s bargain 4849
BUSINESS

A billionaire’s bargain

Hong Kong’s Li Ka-shing snaps up Husky Oil
Going to the dogs with the royals 7273
COLUMN

Going to the dogs with the royals

Those outsiders viewing our perpetual angst might do well to ignore the national trauma over language. Not language as a whole, of course, just single words. The nation threatens to fall apart, for example, over the meaning of one word— “distinct.”
A PRAGMATIST TAKES POWER 3031
COVER

A PRAGMATIST TAKES POWER

HARCOURT AIMS AT WEALTH CREATION
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