September 25, 1995

OPENING NOTES 67

OPENING NOTES

His administration had just scored a diplomatic breakthrough in Bosnia. But last Thursday, U.S. President Bill Clinton put his superpower duties on hold to tend to another international matter: welcoming Rompin’ Ronnie Hawkins, the 60-yearold granddaddy of Canadian rock, to the Oval Office.
Healers or Quacks? 3435
COVER

Healers or Quacks?

Therapies once viewed as fringe are becoming mainstream
A timeless hero for troubled times 89
COLUMN

A timeless hero for troubled times

Natan Sharansky is a man for all seasons. He has aged in the past decade, but retains the incandescent force of a categorical imperative.
REFERENDUM FEVER 1011
CANADA

REFERENDUM FEVER

The dollar dives as the rhetoric rises in Quebec
Prayer Power 4243
COVER

Prayer Power

Can patients be cured by the faith of other people?
Chrétien should come clean on Quebec 4444a
MEDIA WATCH

Chrétien should come clean on Quebec

The Prime Minister should argue the No side on its merits. Typically, all questions that he doesn’t want to answer he terms hypothetical.
A JOINT AGENDA 4647
THE MACLEAN’S EXCERPT

A JOINT AGENDA

Why Canada signed on for the Gulf War
Glimmer of hope 12b13
CANADA

Glimmer of hope

Ottawa searches for settlements in native standoffs
Forgetting the lessons of the 1992 referendum 3233
THE NATION’S BUSINESS

Forgetting the lessons of the 1992 referendum

What the poets said was a damn sight more authentic than the bleat that voting Yes would mean increased mortgage and car payments
Canada NOTES 2021
CANADA

Canada NOTES

A long-standing turf war between rival motorcycle gangs in Montreal claimed new casualties. Richard Hemond, 39, identified by police as a member of the Hell’s Angel bike gang, was gunned down in mid-afternoon in the parking lot of an east-end shopping centre.
The Enforcers 4041
COVER

The Enforcers

Medical colleges are taking aim at some alternative practitioners
NO MAN'S LAND 2425
WORLD

NO MAN'S LAND

Across central Europe, millions of victims reclaim their property
Urban cowboys and rural rituals 5657
COLUMN

Urban cowboys and rural rituals

One of the vast myths that Canadians (not to mention foreigners) hold about Canada is that it is a rural nation. Small towns, wheat fields, all that. Not to mention the concept the rest of the world has of igloos and lone Mounties riding in the Rockies.
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