April 25, 1994

COVER

From prisoner to president

MEDIA WATCH

Potholes on the information highway

BUSINESS

GETTING CREDIT

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COVER

From prisoner to president

Nelson Mandela is poised to lead a divided land crackling with psychosis
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MEDIA WATCH

Potholes on the information highway

P.G. Wodehouse, the creator of Jeeves and Bertie Wooster and other eccentric characters in a string of comic novels, dedicated one of the novels, “To my daughter Leonora without whose never-failing sympathy and encouragement this book would have been finished in half the time.”
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BUSINESS

GETTING CREDIT

Canadian banks are pressured to improve their small business lending practices
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THE NATION'S BUSINESS

To kill a people— dash their dream

Great art, really great art, whatever its format, must be guided by an invisible hand: the spontaneous blossoming of humanity caught in a moment’s creative impulse. That’s even more true of a great people, like Newfoundlanders. Spontaneity is their middle name.
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CANADA

TAKING AIM ON GUNS

A rash of brutal murders sparks calls for more controls on firearms
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CANADA

The Paramount connection

Paul Martin’s dealings with the U.S. giant raise questions
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ONTARIO Festivals & Events

The Tall Ships - Many Locations. Regattas, pageants, parades, festivities and fairs. Forty-five communities invite you to join our greatest celebration ever in 1994. June 1 - September 30 Metro International Caravan - Toronto. A travel adventure through 40 pavilions representing Toronto’s many cultures.
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QUEBEC

TOURING

Monteregie, known as the garden of Québec, is near Montréal, and is worthwhile from both the historic and romantic point of view. There are numerous historic sites and you can take a cruise on the Richelieu River. Famous Estrie (Eastern Townships), 75 km from Montréal, is an elegant tourist region featuring some of Québec’s finest scenery and best skiing.
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EDUCATION

Schooling for success

Toronto feminists have customized a radical new curriculum for girls
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AN AMERICAN VIEW

The problem with Schindler’s List

The least politically correct opinion in America these days is that Schindler’s List is a movie with problems. Reviews of the Steven Spielberg epic extolling a clever German industrialist who saved more than 1,000 Jews from Nazi death camps were euphoric.
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CANADA

Learning tough political lessons

Manning’s worst week underlines divisions
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COVER

A model for South Africa?

It was a common refrain among nervous whites in the late 1960s in what was then Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe: “If the blacks take over, everything will go to hell.” Whether it was uttered in disgust or with an air of lofty resignation, the phrase encapsulated the white minority’s fears and offered the ultimate justification for their resistance to black-majority rule.
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