July 26, 1993

WISE GUYS 3233
COVER

WISE GUYS

LORNE MICHAELS CHAMPIONS CANADIAN COMEDY
PEDAL POWER 4849
TRENDS

PEDAL POWER

THE BICYCLE’S POPULARITY IS RISING ACROSS CANADA—AND SO ARE THE TEMPERS OF MOTORISTS
The Mississippi’s ruinous deluge 2223
WORLD

The Mississippi’s ruinous deluge

Midwesterners battle the flood of the century
RESIDENT ALIEN 3637
COVER

RESIDENT ALIEN

DAN AYKROYD HAS A HEAD FOR HUMOR
Survival of the biggest 2829
BUSINESS

Survival of the biggest

Canadian financial services companies combine to compete
SHOPPING STRIKE 2627
BUSINESS

SHOPPING STRIKE

THE COST OF CREDIT IS DOWN, BUT PEOPLE FEAR TO BORROW
KING OF CHIPS 1213
OPENING NOTES

KING OF CHIPS

Most former prime ministers retire to lives of comfortable obscurity, occasionally catching the public’s attention with a statesmanlike pronouncement. Not John Turner. Before becoming prime minister for 79 days in 1984, Turner was known as the Liberal’s prince in waiting.
PARTY ON, MIKE! 4041
COVER

PARTY ON, MIKE!

ON THE SET OF WAYNE’S WORLD CANADA’S MIKE MYERS JUST WANTS TO HAVE FUN
ON THE DEFENCE 1617
CANADA

ON THE DEFENCE

The dead man was little-known, the alleged killers were thousands of kilometres from home and the entire incident seemed likely to be forgotten quickly amid the litany of tragedies that have befallen Somalia. But more than four months after the killing of a Somali prisoner in Canadian custody—an event that led to charges against four Canadian peacekeepers, two of whom stand accused of second-degree murder—the case continues to stir controversy.
The real concerns of modern women 1415
COLUMN

The real concerns of modern women

How would Jonathan Swift or Lewis Carroll have described Canada? We are not so much a country of lilliputians as a nation going sweetly off its rocker. Canadians can’t be blamed for this. When a country is ruled by lunatics and force-fed a menu concocted at the Mad Hatter’s tea party, well, the results are predictable.
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