September 4, 1995

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TELLING FOTUNES

SPECIAL REPORT CHINA

CHINA'S CHALLENGE

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The dawning of the informercial age

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COVER

TELLING FOTUNES

Over two million Canadians check into JoJo Savard's Psychic Alliance each day
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SPECIAL REPORT CHINA

CHINA'S CHALLENGE

Strolling along Shanghai’s waterfront late on a misty summer evening, it is easy to be intoxicated by China. The newly rebuilt promenade—the Bund—on the bank of the Huangpu River is crowded with well-dressed young Chinese out for a walk.
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COVER

The dawning of the informercial age

Psychic hotlines have turned late-night TV into a gold mine, a bonanza built on uncertainty and doubt
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CANADA

HE SAID, THEY SAID

Parizeau is odd man out at the premiers’ conference
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WORLD

HARDLINE HOSPITALITY

China draws fire as it prepares to host a women’s rights conference
DEALING DRUGS 3031
BUSINESS

DEALING DRUGS

Canada’s hot biotech sector is looking attractive to the world’s giant drug companies
An unholy war over schools 1415
CANADA

An unholy war over schools

A referendum on denominational schools stirs Newfoundlanders
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OPENING NOTES

The face of Anne Shirley, the beloved 11-year-old heroine of the 1908 children’s classic Anne of Green Gables, appears on everything from licence plates to coffee mugs in her home province of Prince Edward Island. The image is so sweet and wholesome that some Islanders were bound to experience a sugar overdose.
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SPORTS WATCH

Walking all the way to the cellar

The old New York Yankees never got tired of winning the pennant, whereas the Blue Jays are a grisly sight after a mere two seasons
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THE NATION’S BUSINESS

Promoting the big mines of the world

Yorkton Securities, a Vancouver investment house, has its own operatives scouring the globe for ‘elephant-size’ mineral deposits
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