February 27, 1995

FIGHTING FOR THE LAND 1617
COVER

FIGHTING FOR THE LAND

When he was still a young McGill University undergraduate, Matthew Coon Come approached his father with a request. He asked to be taught about the land of his ancestors, the vast wilderness of lake-strewn forest in northern Quebec that the Cree have roamed ever since the glaciers retreated millennia ago.
Maclean’s and the 2Oth century 5051
HISTORY

Maclean’s and the 2Oth century

Bringing the grim news straight from the trenches of France
A race to the home 6263
BROADCASTING

A race to the home

Cable, telephone and satellite TV companies battle for control of the small screen
When hoops become hoopla 5455
SPORTS

When hoops become hoopla

The NBA gets set to bring its vaunted `show time' to Vancouver and Toronto
Chipping away at the future 4243
BUSINESS

Chipping away at the future

A shortage of raw materials puts pressure on British Columbia’s forest policy
ON THE HOT SEAT 3839
BUSINESS

ON THE HOT SEAT

Taxes may be certain—but they are never simple. When Finance Minister Paul Martin promised to plug “loopholes” for the wealthy last week, he sent shivers down the spines of restaurant workers across the nation. While the minister portrayed “loopholes” as the refuge of the wealthy, the Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association frantically countered that the industry owes many of its 667,000 jobs to a so-called loophole that allows taxpayers to deduct half of their business expenses for meals and entertainment.
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LETTERS

Your article ‘To tax or cut” on the different fiscal approaches taken by Alberta and Saskatchewan states: “It is too early to know which province’s deficit plan is most sustainable in the long term” (Cover, Feb. 13). Given the record of capitalism versus socialism during the past two centuries, only an ivory tower economics professor would consider this a debatable issue.
THE NATIVES SAY NO 1415
CANADA/COVER

THE NATIVES SAY NO

Quebec's aboriginals may be able to sink the separatist dream
NEW ORDERS 2425
CANADA

NEW ORDERS

The sacking of Maj.-Gen. Brian Vernon may be just the start of a military shakeup
MEXICO BLUES 3031
WORLD

MEXICO BLUES

Mounting crises put the country’s new President under the gun
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