December 30, 1991

RED STAR FALLING 1213
WORLD

RED STAR FALLING

Near the slush and mud of a busy intersection, Misha Pavlovich scans the passing traffic in search of his next customer. It is almost 3 p.m. on a raw mid-December day, and darkness is already seeping from the grey skies over central Moscow. But with light snow falling and the temperature hovering around the freezing mark, it is a good day for 13-year-old Misha’s business—washing the grime from the cars along Tverskaya Boulevard.
NO QUICK FIXES 89
CANADA

NO QUICK FIXES

DESPITE DIRE ECONOMIC TIMES, CANADA’S LEADERS AGREED ONLY TO STUDY PROPOSALS AND TALK AGAIN
A GIANT’S RETREAT 1617
BUSINESS

A GIANT’S RETREAT

AWASH IN RED INK, THE WORLD’S LARGEST AUTO MANUFACTURER ANNOUNCES A PLAN TO CUT 79,500 JOBS
The closet federalism of the Parti Québécois 2021
BUSINESS WATCH

The closet federalism of the Parti Québécois

Jacques Parizeau still blows threats through his moustache, but his separatist platform has become a national joke
A tragic tale of unnecessary death 67
COLUMN

A tragic tale of unnecessary death

Canadians don’t want to be like Americans, unless they become like us. But they want changes that will make them more like us.
In search of a partner 1819
BUSINESS

In search of a partner

A marriage looms for Canadian Airlines
Calls for action 1011
CANADA

Calls for action

Experts suggest ways to boost the economy
A titan passes 2425
OBITUARY

A titan passes

Newfoundland bids farewell to Joey Smallwood
A sack of 1992 predictions 5253
COLUMN

A sack of 1992 predictions

As the days dwindle down to a precious few, the reality is more clear. The mists disappear and the smoke dissolves. The crystal ball unclouds and mysteries cease being mysteries. All seems logical and the truth apparent. The coming year loses its perplexity and becomes understandable.
Who killed JFK? 2425
FILMS

Who killed JFK?

Oliver Stone points to a wide conspiracy
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