July 24, 1995

Business NOTES 3233

Business NOTES

Ron Meyer was appointed president and chief operating officer of MCA Inc., the entertainment conglomerate recently acquired by Seagram Co. Ltd. for $7.7 billion. Meyer, 50, will replace Sidney Sheinberg, 60, who has run MCA since 1973, on Aug. 1.
MISSING 3637
COVER

MISSING

Last fall, Ann Marie Potton hiked up Whistler Mountain—and vanished without a trace
LIQUID ASSETS 3031
BUSINESS

LIQUID ASSETS

Will Ontario join Alberta in privatizing liquor sales?
PASSAGES 89
PASSAGES

PASSAGES

SENTENCED: Actor Hugh Grant, 34, to pay a $1,600 fine and serve two years’ probation, including taking an AIDS education program; after pleading no contest to a charge of lewd conduct, in Los Angeles city court. Grant, who did not appear for the sentencing, later escorted his longtime girlfriend, model Elizabeth Hurley, 29, to the première of his new movie, Nine Months.
Rodeo’s adrenaline rush 4445
SPORTS

Rodeo’s adrenaline rush

Calgary’s Stampede preserves the spirit of the Wild West
Parizeau in hot water 1617
CANADA

Parizeau in hot water

Did he compare voters to trapped lobsters?
PORTRAIT OF A RUNAWAY 4243
COVER

PORTRAIT OF A RUNAWAY

She looks like any other kid hanging around Yonge Street in downtown Toronto—T-shirt, green army pants cut down into shorts, ankle-high Doc Martens. Her long, fake fingernails are painted black, and chipped. Like any other kid, that is, until she plops down on the sidewalk and starts asking passers-by for change.
OPENING NOTES 89
OPENING NOTES

OPENING NOTES

Doing time. Thanks to countless prison movies, the phrase conjures up all sorts of images of what life must be like behind bars: hard labor, mind-numbing tedium, brutal guards and crazed cell mates. But Marilyn Tan, the Edmonton socialite who was the star of a sensational sex trial in May, encountered only the tedium during her own brief stay in jail.
Anything goes now in Ontario-or does it? 1011
ANOTHER VIEW

Anything goes now in Ontario-or does it?

No one quite knows what Mike Harris’s Ontario means, but most people think they know what it means, and some hope it means what they think
NORTHERN DEFIANCE 1213
CANADA

NORTHERN DEFIANCE

Tempers flare in the Pacific salmon war
A red light for Toronto the good? 2829
MEDIA WATCH

A red light for Toronto the good?

The media will likely play an active and crucial role in the city’s debate over whether to have Canada’s first official red-light district
THE OUTRAGE OF SNIABO 2223
WORLD

THE OUTRAGE OF SNIABO

Serb conquests challenge the fragile credibility of the United Nations
A country of many cultures and flavors 3435
THE NATION’S BUSINESS

A country of many cultures and flavors

Collapse of the two-nation theory has moved the referendum to new ground. Canada now is a land with a common past but no common history.
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