January 16, 1995

THE WAR ON FAT 4647
COVER

THE WAR ON FAT

DESPITE THE LURE OF FAST FOOD, NUTRITIONISTS SAY THEY HAVE SEEN THE FUTURE-AND IT IS LOW-FAT
The most bizarre play in football 5657
SPORTS WATCH

The most bizarre play in football

‘I caught it 18 yards deep and booted it back. Mann caught it and kicked it back in. Bernie caught it and went 120 yards for a touchdown. ’
If Canada is a zoo, it’s a jungle out there 4445
THE NATION'S BUSINESS

If Canada is a zoo, it’s a jungle out there

‘People are taxed to the limit and if levies are raised again, those with the best brains and marketable skills will leave the country’
A David Letterman Top 10 for Canada 89
COLUMN

A David Letterman Top 10 for Canada

Appear serious about cuts—without actually making any—by unleashing a yearlong study of Canada’s social safety net
A Mexican standoff 2829
BUSINESS

A Mexican standoff

Mexico’s battered economy struggles to regain balance
World NOTES 2425
WORLD

World NOTES

DNA EVIDENCE CLEARED 0. J. Simpson’s lawyers abandoned their efforts to block the admission of DNA evidence, a key element of the prosecution’s case against him for the murder of his former wife, Nicole. As a result, opening arguments in the trial could begin as early as Jan. 18.
The morality of bombs 5455
HISTORY

The morality of bombs

A Canadian historian touches raw nerves with a Second World War exhibit
Out of the ashes 2223
WORLD

Out of the ashes

Destitute and weary, Angola is struggling to emerge from the shadow of civil war
The power of voices 6263
MUSIC

The power of voices

The Mendelssohn Choir celebrates 100 years of harmony
TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES 1011
CANADA

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES

An accused mass murderer claims a history of false confessions
Downhill all the way 6465
COLUMN

Downhill all the way

Several years back, the wife—not a native British Californian—of a friend expressed great relief when they decided to move back east of the Rockies. “All the time I lived in Vancouver,” she explained, “I felt I was in the middle of a beer commercial.
CABLE GETS ZAPPED 2627
BUSINESS

CABLE GETS ZAPPED

A wave of consumer protest prompts Rogers to rethink the launch of new channels
Still good as gold 5657
SPORTS

Still good as gold

The Canadian juniors sweep to their third straight world title
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