March 9, 1992

Beauty and the Breast 3839
COVER

Beauty and the Breast

Thousands of Canadian women have implants and many now fear the effects

A sports rarity: good cooking, good cause 4849
SPORTS WATCH

A sports rarity: good cooking, good cause

The players, many with incomes far beyond their dreams, wrapped themselves in aprons and served a five-course dinner
SIGNALS OF WAR 2223
WORLD

SIGNALS OF WAR

SOUTH AFRICA BRACES FOR VIOLENCE 45 REFORMS TO END APARTHEID ARE PUT TO A VOTE
DECODING THE BUDGET 3031
BUSINESS

DECODING THE BUDGET

BUZZWORDS SOMETIMES OBSCURE REALITY
Watch out for George Bush’s next Bold Step 1213
AN AMERICAN VIEW

Watch out for George Bush’s next Bold Step

The President is a Nowhere Man, a fellow of such little substance that he might float away in any vagrant political updraft
Life and death in Tallinn 2627
WORLD

Life and death in Tallinn

I saw my father’s brother, Heldur, only four times in my life. The Iron Curtain, distance and the cost of traversing it, my own youthful indifference—all kept us apart. The son of Estonian expatriates, I first conquered those elements in 1974 when I visited Estonia as a 19-year-old and walked the cobblestoned streets of Tallinn with the uncle who had until then been nothing more than a name on a Soviet-stamped envelope.
PREPARING THE ENDGAME 1415
CANADA

PREPARING THE ENDGAME

WITH ITS FINAL CONSTITUTIONAL PROPOSALS DUE IN MID-APRIL, OTTAWA NOW HAS TO BUILD A CONSENSUS
Time to kiss off the universality myth 3637
BUSINESS WATCH

Time to kiss off the universality myth

One millionaire with a young wife boasted that he was collecting family allowance and old age pension at the same time
The Battle of Arkansas 2425
WORLD

The Battle of Arkansas

Frustration and poverty abound in the state
A split in the ranks 3435
BUSINESS

A split in the ranks

GM’s plea for concessions has divided workers
Bitter on the Rock 2021
CANADA

Bitter on the Rock

Newfoundlanders fight to break the cycle of poverty
Listen up, Gorby, write about sex 5657
COLUMN

Listen up, Gorby, write about sex

There are advantages, after all, in being an old lag, one who has been over and under the hoops, one who has been around the block perhaps too many times. The counter side of having one foot in the grave and the other on a banana peel is that you advise the newcomers, counsel the pups, dispense wisdom to those still wet behind the whatever.
The baby bonus: R.I.P. 3435
BUSINESS

The baby bonus: R.I.P.

New child benefits depend on means tests
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