August 23, 1993

COVER/SPECIAL REPORT

NEWFOUNDLAND:

WORLD

Mystery illness and the Gulf War

NEWFOUNDLAND: 1819
COVER/SPECIAL REPORT

NEWFOUNDLAND:

Dramatic, unforgiving, Newfoundland’s rugged landscape is the perfect metaphor for life on “the Rock.” Adventurous Norse explorers, after colonizing Iceland and Greenland, failed to carve out a permanent settlement in their new found land 1,000 years ago.
‘SO GOOD TO SEE YOU’ 2627
COVER

‘SO GOOD TO SEE YOU’

At the homecoming, moose run loose but the people are all friendly
Mystery illness and the Gulf War 3233
WORLD

Mystery illness and the Gulf War

Ailing veterans of the 1991 campaign demand compensation
A break with custom 1617
CANADA

A break with custom

The NAC’s new leader gears up for the election
KEEPING THE FAITH 2223
COVER

KEEPING THE FAITH

Generations of Fogo Islanders have defied daunting odds
OPENING NOTES 89

OPENING NOTES

Barred from public places, banished to office-building entryways even in the dead of winter, walloped with high taxes on their addiction of choice, many Canadian smokers are fuming mad. Last week, a group that claims to represent six million of them, the Smokers’ Freedom Society, called upon candidates in the approaching federal election to cut tobacco taxes.
INTO THE MAJOR LEAGUES 3435
BUSINESS

INTO THE MAJOR LEAGUES

CALL-NET HAS BECOME THE THIRD MAJOR COMPETITOR IN CANADA’S LONG-DISTANCE MARKET
SELLING A DEAL 1213
CANADA

SELLING A DEAL

OTTAWA CLAIMS VICTORY AFTER A CONTINENTAL TRADE COMPROMISE
Unmarried...with children 4041
LIFESTYLES

Unmarried...with children

Quebecers pass up marriage for common-law relationships
TO THE RESCUE 3031
WORLD

TO THE RESCUE

THE PLIGHT OF A LITTLE GIRL SPARKS WESTERN ASSISTANCE FOR INNOCENT VICTIMS OF BOSNIA’S CIVIL
August 161993 August 301993