January 31, 1994

SPECIAL REPORT

Cracking down in Vancouver

COVER

The Male Myth

COVER/ESSAY

A Man's Life

Cracking down in Vancouver 3031
SPECIAL REPORT

Cracking down in Vancouver

A long-awaited report says that it is time to tame one of the world's most notorious stock exchanges
The Male Myth 3839
COVER

The Male Myth

As rules change in the office, the kitchen and the bedroom, men go hunting for a new identity
A Man's Life 4647
COVER/ESSAY

A Man's Life

Let me give you some idea of the full-figured range of selfdefinitions an ordinary man can encounter on a daily basis at this late stage in the 20th century by telling you about the other day—just a few blissful Los Angeles days before the earth moved.
Feelings And Fantasies 4445
COVER

Feelings And Fantasies

Across the country, Canadian men are grappling with the mores of the
Invasion of the shoper snatchers 2627
BUSINESS

Invasion of the shoper snatchers

Retailers are preparing for tough competition as Wal-Mart sets out to win Canadian consumers
OTTAWA'S NEW OIVILITY 1213
CANADA

OTTAWA'S NEW OIVILITY

NAME-CALLING IS OUT AS LIBERALS PLEDGE TO GIVE MPs A BIGGER ROLE IN PARLIAMENT
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THE NATION’S BUSINESS

Singing tomorrow’s political blues today

Speeches from the throne are about as useless a tradition as the Parliament Hill functionary designated as Black Rod knocking on the doors of the Commons. But as last week’s debate illustrated, they do set the tone for things to come. True to themselves and their radically altered role in this new Parliament, the party leaders obliged by setting out their hidden and not-so-hidden agendas.
‘The perfect daughter’ 2021
CANADA

‘The perfect daughter’

She escaped with her life, but little else. When Ruth Ellen Riddle leaped from a second-storey rooftop last April 19 to avoid the flames engulfing the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Tex., she had only the clothes she was wearing— a shirt and a pair of pants— and her Bible.
Learning to grow up and tell the big lie 1011
AN AMERICAN VIEW

Learning to grow up and tell the big lie

Anyone who thinks the United States is not yet a mature nation— that it is too naïve to rate the serious consideration afforded European states—had better listen up, and listen up quickly. As 1993 expired, a sequence of disclosures proved once and forever that American government has acquired in a mere two centuries the knowhow and sophistication critical to running any massive bureaucracy—namely that Washington can prevaricate, dissemble, deceive, withhold and otherwise alter the truth with the most clever of its overseas elders.
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COLUMN

A simple question that has no simple answer

Why doesn’t anything work any more? We are trying to fly from Toronto to Vancouver. The radio tells us that the fuel pipes at Toronto airport are frozen and there will be massive flight delays all day. We phone Air Canada and are assured that nothing is wrong.
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