July 10, 1995

COVER

THE COCAINE KING

BUSINESS

BETTER THAN NEW

BUSINESS

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THE COCAINE KING 2829
COVER

THE COCAINE KING

How a poor Colombian became Canada's biggest drug baron-and got away
BETTER THAN NEW 2223
BUSINESS

BETTER THAN NEW

Used-car prices jump as consumer demand grows
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BUSINESS

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Unitel is fighting hard to stay afloat
ENDING THE SECRECY 1213
CANADA

ENDING THE SECRECY

Karla Homolka details her deal with the Crown
The price of power 2021
WORLD

The price of power

Boris Yeltsin’s authority is further shaken
PAIN OR GAIN? 1819
WORLD

PAIN OR GAIN?

Washington’s economic policies point to low growth and austerity
The power of seniors 1617
CANADA

The power of seniors

Ottawa treads cautiously on pension reform
Teenage wasteland 4243
BOOKS

Teenage wasteland

Two boys foundering en route to manhood
OPENING NOTES 89

OPENING NOTES

To celebrate the monarchy’s ties with Canada, New Zealand and Australia, 30 works from the Queen’s private art collection are touring the three countries. Collected by kings and queens over the past three centuries, the paintings have never before left their traditional places of honor in Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and other royal residences.
PEOPLE 4041
PEOPLE

PEOPLE

SOUNDING OFF Even though she is one of the world’s most sought-after models, Kathy Ireland says that she wants to be more than just another pretty face. “Modelling is truly wonderful,” says the Los-Angeles-based Ireland, who has appeared three times on the cover of the swimsuit edition of Sports Illustrated, “but I really want to act and have put a great deal of effort to that end.”
Montreal police under siege 1415
CANADA

Montreal police under siege

Four officers convicted in a brutal beating add to a force’s woes
Time to get tough with the natives 1011
COLUMN

Time to get tough with the natives

Reforms are required that would recognize the rights of the rest of Canadians who are footing these awesome and overly generous bills
A second-guesser’s guide to basketball 3839
SPORTS WATCH

A second-guesser’s guide to basketball

Unlike coaches, real fans never have a losing season. They are too smart. If a team loses three or four in a row, the coach is a dumbbell.
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