September 19, 1994

WORLD

THE POWER OF THE POPE

BUSINESS

HEAD OF THE

COLUMN

Baseball’s joint venture in duncery

THE POWER OF THE POPE 3031
WORLD

THE POWER OF THE POPE

Pope John Paul II flexes his moral muscles on the world stage
HEAD OF THE 3435
BUSINESS

HEAD OF THE

GM Canada’s new president is out to prove that she can sell
Baseball’s joint venture in duncery 1213
COLUMN

Baseball’s joint venture in duncery

The guilty on both sides should pay severely. Take away their golf clubs and tennis rackets! Make them work!
A festival for fall 6263
FILMS

A festival for fall

Toronto's film extravaganza offers foreign fare and a cast canadian eccentrics and outcasts
Back from the edge 1617
CANADA

Back from the edge

A Quebec politician’s fight against addiction
Quebec’s many degrees of separation 4647
THE NATION’S BUSINESS

Quebec’s many degrees of separation

‘If Confederation fails, it will not be because Quebec separates, but because the way to keep Quebec in Confederation hasn’t been found’
BAD BLOOD? 2223

BAD BLOOD?

Revelations about safety are shaking public faith in Canada’s blood supply
Making a difference 3233
WORLD

Making a difference

A Canadian general completes his duty
VOICES OF THE VICTIMS 2829
COVER

VOICES OF THE VICTIMS

An inquiry reveals how the blood system failed
Information overload 6061
Backpack

Information overload

It takes a full 40 minutes by Internet to receive an electronic copy of War and Peace, probably about the same time required to hop on a bus, visit the local library and sign out Tolstoy’s epic novel of Napoleon’s invasion of Russia. It would take far less time simply to go to the living-room and take the book off the shelf.
On the electric circuit 4849
TECHNOLOGY

On the electric circuit

As deputy prime minister in Brian Mulroney’s Conservative government, Erik Nielsen earned the nickname “Velcro lips” for his taciturn style and closemouthed unwillingness to dispense government information. Now comes the new Erik Nielsen, the talkative and very accessible fellow who has been travelling across Canada to spread the gospel about his new passion: electric cars.
Telling a great Canadian fish tale 7273
COLUMN

Telling a great Canadian fish tale

Michael Wilson, who looks like Hollywood oldie Randolph Scott but has the mind of a dessicated accountant, once said that the trouble with Canada was that it “didn’t have enough millionaires.” This is the man, of course, who as finance minister from 1984 to 1991 supervised the accumulation of more public debt than all his peacetime predecessors combined.
NORTHERN SHOWDOWN 1415
CANADA

NORTHERN SHOWDOWN

The Innu of Davis Inlet claim a victory in their fight for a new justice system
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