May 2, 1994

BODY OBSESSION 4445
COVER

BODY OBSESSION

In an era of waif-like models and beefy heroes, a vocal anti-diet movement is urging people to set realistic goals
COWBOY CAPITALIST 1415
CANADA

COWBOY CAPITALIST

An American energy czar confounds Quebec authorities
Bad kids or bad homes? 5657
LIFE

Bad kids or bad homes?

A TV documentary on abuse prompts authorities to seize two children
THE MADNESS OF WAR 2627
WORLD

THE MADNESS OF WAR

NATO air attacks on defiant Serbs could worsen the Bosnian nightmare
CHINA COMES TO CALL 3435
BUSINESS

CHINA COMES TO CALL

Canadian companies are connecting with a new market to ensure growth
The remains of the day 3637
BUSINESS

The remains of the day

When Jim Sauer, the vice-president of technical services at the Toronto-Dominion Bank’s central computing facility, joined the bank in 1970, bigger was not just better, it was the only option. In those days, when a large corporation needed to buy or upgrade a computer system, it bought a mainframe—a collection of refrigerator-sized units spread over an entire floor of office space which, in tum, was linked to terminals in the bank’s offices and branches across Canada.
A modern Machiavelli 3031
WORLD

A modern Machiavelli

Richard Nixon’s life was full of denial and contradiction
Marching to Pretoria 2829
WORLD

Marching to Pretoria

Elections will change the official face of government
Passion and politics 1819
CANADA

Passion and politics

Judi Tyabji delivers a breathless account of her high-profile romance
A problem even more troubling than crime 1213
ANOTHER VIEW

A problem even more troubling than crime

It is one of those unhappy coincidences that we find our problems multiplying at the same time as we find our will to solve them disappearing. Each new horror is met with, first, a rash of headlines, then, a shrugging of the societal shoulder, as if to say, “Well, too bad, but what can we do?”
Adapting to a new climate 2223
CANADA

Adapting to a new climate

Changes at an advertising agency illustrate the art of political survival
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