September 13, 1993

COVER

READY, SET, GO!

Special Report

SEXUAL EXTREMES

Special Report

A DIRECTOR’S OBSESSION

READY, SET, GO! 1819
COVER

READY, SET, GO!

Mimi Findlay is a 41-year-old caterer in Mahone Bay, N.S., who usually supports the New Democratic Party but is undecided on how to vote in the coming federal election. Kelly Taillon is a 34-year-old public relations consultant in Vancouver who in the past has voted for the Progressive Conservatives, but is also now undecided.
SEXUAL EXTREMES 4243
Special Report

SEXUAL EXTREMES

The new homegrown movies seem to have sex on the brain
A DIRECTOR’S OBSESSION 3839
Special Report

A DIRECTOR’S OBSESSION

Last year, when David Cronenberg saw The Crying Game, he watched with professional interest. He already knew what to look for. “Some jerk,” says the Canadian director, had already tipped him off to the movie’s celebrated secret, spoiling the surprise scene where the hero’s date strips off her clothes and presents graphic evidence that she is a he.
DILEMMA ’93 2223
COVER

DILEMMA ’93

Canadians are alienated, but the politicians ‘just don’t get it’
RETUEN OF THE SHARK 5657
SPORTS

RETUEN OF THE SHARK

It is oppressively hot in Akron, Ohio’s “Rubber City,” and Greg Norman looks ready to melt. He has played competitive golf for 27 straight days, and still has five more wearing rounds before a much-needed week off. Preparing for a charity event before the NEC World Series of Golf, he tunes out the Akron spectators straining against the fences around the driving range.
PEACE GETS A CHANCE 2829
WORLD

PEACE GETS A CHANCE

AFTER SECRET TALKS, ISRAEL REACHES A STUNNING AGREEMENT WITH AN ARCHENEMY
Adding spice to the Prairies 5859
AGRICULTURE

Adding spice to the Prairies

Gary Schweitzer’s coriander crop has been causing a stir in Eston, in the heart of some of Saskatchewan’s best wheat-growing land, 150 km southwest of Saskatoon. Schweitzer, 36, planted 1,278 acres of the feathery Mediter-ranean spice plant this year, and everyone in the small farming community is watching his fields with curiosity.
THREE-WAY RACE 2627
COVER

THREE-WAY RACE

The Conservatives’ Quebec fortress is under siege by Liberals and the Bloc Québécois
TERMINAL CASE 3435
BUSINESS

TERMINAL CASE

PRIVATIZING CANADA’S BIGGEST AIRPORT PROVOKES MANY QUESTIONS
TOO FEW GOOD MEN 1617
CANADA

TOO FEW GOOD MEN

The realities of peacekeeping have never matched the high-mindedness of the cause. Lester Pearson, who developed the idea, promised that peacekeepers would be “a moral force against aggression.” On the ground, however, Canadian soldiers have frequently found themselves treated like unwelcome intruders.
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