March 13, 1995

MERCY KILLING 3233
CANADA

MERCY KILLING

An elderly woman goes free after taking the life of her ailing husband
World NOTES 4445
WORLD

World NOTES

A Palermo judge ordered former seventime Italian prime minister Giulio Andreotti to stand trial in Sicily on charges of Mafia membership. Prosecuting magistrates have alleged that Andreotti, 76, protected the crime organization in exchange for political support for his Christian Democratic party in Sicily.
BREAKING THE BANK 4647
BUSINESS

BREAKING THE BANK

The ‘rogue dealer’ who brought down Barings is in custody but others share blame for the debacle
PEOPLE 5859
PEOPLE

PEOPLE

She is following in the footsteps of Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell and Claudia Schiffer—and, of course, Canadian supermodel Linda Evangelista, who just happens to be her first cousin. But, says Vanessa Evangelista, she has no intention of riding on the coattails of her famous relative.
The case of the quirky neurologist 6061
BOOKS

The case of the quirky neurologist

The singular Oliver Sacks has produced a rivetting document of human oddities
SELLING THE PAIN 2223
COVER

SELLING THE PAIN

Paul Martin says Canadians believe that the deficit had to be cut
CENTRIFUGAL FORCES 2425
COVER

CENTRIFUGAL FORCES

The debt has forced Ottawa to shift more to the provinces
TRADITION OVERTURNED 1617
COVER

TRADITION OVERTURNED

It was a time in Canada, in the years following the Second World War, when everything seemed possible. Returning from the battlefields of Europe, the country’s best and brightest came to Ottawa to help construct a modem and benevolent land.
Going to the mat for God 5657
LIFE

Going to the mat for God

Tales of ecstasy draw hundreds to a Toronto church
A stain on the Teflon Queen 4242A
WORLD

A stain on the Teflon Queen

Nelson Mandela’s wife faces new allegations of bribery and influence-peddling
Remaking Canada 1415
COVER

Remaking Canada

Paul Martin starts to shrinhe federal government
SCANDAL IN HIGH PLACES 4041
WORLD

SCANDAL IN HIGH PLACES

The arrest of the former president’s brother rocks Mexico’s once-untouchable political establishment
OPENING NOTES 89
OPENING NOTES

OPENING NOTES

Human ingenuity has discovered several uses for the condom beyond its original purpose as a prophylactic. During the Gulf War, allied troops used condoms to stop sand from getting into their rifle barrels. Now, the producers of The Who’s rock opera Tommy, which opened last week in Toronto, have found a more entertaining use for the latex sheaths.
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