January 25, 1993

BOUND FOR THE SOUTH 3637
COVER

BOUND FOR THE SOUTH

FOR SUN, SURF AND A WINTER TAN, FLORIDA IS CANADA’S HOME AWAY FROM HOME
Of lawyers, skunks and sharks 4849
COLUMN

Of lawyers, skunks and sharks

The devil is in the details. Those of sharp mind always look forward to this magazine’s year-end poll that delineates the inner workings of the fascinating Canadian mind. Especially the news, confirmed each year, that Newfoundlanders like and enjoy sex more than the rest of us. Why not?
THE ROAD BACK 2627
BUSINESS

THE ROAD BACK

More than at any time in recent history, the North American International Auto Show in Detroit focused on value and safety rather than glamor and style. But amid all the fueleconomy demonstrations and air-bag explosions, much of the traditional showbiz remained.
Lethal women 44_245
FILMS

Lethal women

Powerful men succumb to seductresses
‘YOU NEVER KNOW’ 1213
CANADA

‘YOU NEVER KNOW’

Robert Bourassa has always been among the most private of Canada’s public figures. In a political career spanning a quarter of a century, the 59-year-old Quebec premier has rarely offered more than a glimpse of the man behind the carefully controlled image.
Miller Time for Molson 3031
BUSINESS

Miller Time for Molson

The largest brewer gives up Canadian control
LETTERS 44_1

LETTERS

Having spent 35 years in the field of education, I read your special report with great interest (“What’s wrong at school?” Jan. 11). In the current debate, teachers alone cannot be blamed for the various problems in Canadian schools. The blame must be shared by others, including apathetic communities, school boards, superintendents, bureaucrats and politicians.
The Politics of Zap: two bad polls and out! 89
ANOTHER VIEW

The Politics of Zap: two bad polls and out!

Asure sign of the Politics of Zap is the oft-heard suggestion that Audrey McLaughlin and Jean Chrétien should step aside and allow their parties to be led by fresher faces. As a people, we have developed a remarkably short attention span and it may be our undoing.
A pillow-talk scandal 2425
WORLD

A pillow-talk scandal

An intimate chat sparks the latest royal mess
The Valour and the excuses 4444_1
MEDIA WATCH

The Valour and the excuses

A year after the TV series first ran, the row over The Valour and the Horror is not over, just recessed. Soon after the Senate returns on Jan. 25, the subcommittee on veterans affairs, which undertook an inquiry into the complaints of distortions of history, mainly from veterans’ associations, expects to produce its report.
Bourassa’s illness touches all of us 3233
BUSINESS WATCH

Bourassa’s illness touches all of us

Robert Bourassa’s decision last week not to leave active politics despite his escalating illness was brave and entirely in character. But go he eventually must, and when he does, his departure will create a serious tear in the national fabric.
CATCHING THE ALOHA SPIRIT 4243
COVER

CATCHING THE ALOHA SPIRIT

HAWAII SUPPLIES SUN AND SAFETY
RETURN ENGAGEMENT 1819
WORLD

RETURN ENGAGEMENT

IN HIS FINAL ACT AS COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, BUSH STRIKES IRAQ
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