Both men came to the rain-sodden summit-by-the-sea repeating the political mantras that have been the cornerstones of their successes at home. Russian President Boris Yeltsin slipped away from the latest political brawl in Moscow, waved off an umbrella after landing in a Vancouver downpour and immediately warned the world that his country’s Communists were seeking “to take revenge, to take us back to the past.”
The provincial riding of St. George/St. David in downtown Toronto is easily one of the most diverse in the country. To the north are the stately mansions of Rosedale, one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in all of Canada. To the south is the public housing of Regent Park, one of the poorest.
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