A report last year by the Alexandria, Va.-based National Center on Institutions and Alternatives dropped a racial bombshell—it found that 42 per cent of young black men in Washington, D.C., were in jail, on bail, on parole, probation or wanted for arrest.By DIANE FRANCIS5 min
Fresh from a post-Christmas vacation in Florida, a long-serving, unpopular Prime Minister returns to Ottawa— and a gale of speculation about his future. As the leader goes into relative seclusion, making only a handful of public appearances, his every move and each statement by his office is analysed by Canadians who want to resolve one issue: will he run again in a federal election planned for later in the year?
On the first day at his new job, John Mayberry got much more than an executive suite, a big salary and a plum parking spot. Indeed, just one day after he took over as president and chief executive officer of Hamilton-based Dofasco Inc., the company became embroiled in a bitter trade war between Canadian and U.S. steel producers.By DEIRDRE McMURDY7 min
In Saskatoon in winter, with the steam trails from the chimneys tracing the night air over the South Saskatchewan, the most pleasant place in town is Firehall No. 3. This is because—its great glass folding doors intact, its sliding pole from the second floor intact—it’s a restaurant, lovingly restored and decorated by its new owners and called, cleverly, Firehall No. 3.By Allan Fotheringham4 min
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