October 4, 1993

WHEN THE BOSS IS A WOMAN 2021
COVER

WHEN THE BOSS IS A WOMAN

When Monique Filteau applied for a job with the Quebec government in 1971, she was asked whether she would rather work for a man or a woman. “I immediately said a man,” says Filteau. “I thought a woman who had managed to become an administrator must have been a slave driver.
PLAYING GENDER POLITICS 1617
COVER

PLAYING GENDER POLITICS

On a drizzly morning before a day of door-knocking, Sheila Copps is talking about the way women are changing politics. The MP from Hamilton East and deputy leader of the Liberal Party of Canada argues that Kim Campbell has used her sex to distance herself from the deeply unpopular Brian Mulroney—but that old Tory policies are still Tory policies.
THE BLOC ON TOP AT THE RAMPARTS 2425
CANADA

THE BLOC ON TOP AT THE RAMPARTS

LUCIEN BOUCHARD IS POISED TO MAKE A HISTORIC BREAKTHROUGH AT THE TORIES’ EXPENSE
A city gripped by fear 3031
CANADA

A city gripped by fear

Letter from yellowknife
LABORING FOR A NEW APROACH 4041
BUSINESS

LABORING FOR A NEW APROACH

CANADIAN UNIONS EMBRACE STRATEGIES TO SAVE JOBS
YELTSIN'S POWER PLAY 3435
WORLD

YELTSIN'S POWER PLAY

RUSSIA’S REFORMER SUSPENDS PARLIAMENT TO DISARM HIS CONSERVATIVE FOES
Overreacting to random killings 1415
COLUMN

Overreacting to random killings

More than 40 million people toured Florida last year and only one-tenth of one per cent were victimized by crime
Running into Canadian history 4849
SPORTS WATCH

Running into Canadian history

The syllables carry none of the lilt of those of Northern Dancer. But on the racetrack, look out! There, Peteski is sweetski.
It’s time to bounce Crow out on his ear 4445
BUSINESS WATCH

It’s time to bounce Crow out on his ear

The Bank of Canada governor and his lunatic economics could scuttle the next government, just like he did the last one
You talkin’ to me? 5657
FILMS

You talkin’ to me?

He is the sphinx of Hollywood stars. Robert De Niro, perhaps the most respected actor of his generation, is famous for not revealing himself—for filling interviews with long pauses punctuated by stillborn phrases. It was, however, a different De Niro who showed up in Toronto recently for the Festival of Festivals.
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