October 9, 1995

OPENING NOTES

COVER

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CANADA

Quebec’s end of innocence

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OPENING NOTES

They were supposed to live happily in the mansion on a hill. When Elzire and Oliva Dionne were finally able to reunite their famous daughters, the Dionne quintuplets, at the age of 9, with their five older children, the family was living in a wonderful new house built with income that the quints’ publicity had generated.
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COVER

OFFSHORE B ILLIONS

Canadians are finding new ways to hid heir money from the tax man
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CANADA

Quebec’s end of innocence

Twenty-five years later, the October Crisis still arouses deep emotions
A crusader for compassion 3839
WORLD

A crusader for compassion

Flamboyant fossil hunter Richard Leakey takes on Kenya’s power elite
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SPORTS

Hockey’s reversal of fortune

Less than a year after a damaging labor dispute, the NHL forges ahead
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SPORTS WATCH

Smallest athletes, most dangerous game

No horse-race rider stands taller, so to speak, than Canada’s own Sandy Hawley, five-feet-two, eyes of blue (as it happens), 108lb.
DOWN AND DIRTY 1819
CANADA

DOWN AND DIRTY

Both sides lower the tone in Quebec’s referendum debate
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THE NATION’S BUSINESS

How the referendum has spawned a leader

Freed from the ridicule that attends his tiny Commons caucus, PC leader Jean Charest has emerged as an attractive national figure
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AN AMERICAN VIEW

Colin Powell and the Miss America contest

Once again, it’s the American heart scoring an early knockout over the American brain. Impressions count, not much else.
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CANADA

Running for a crown of thorns

Four candidates vie to lead the federal NDP out of the political wilderness
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WORLD

THE PEACE BROKER

Bill Clinton basks in the glow of U.S. superpower status
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ART

Making the mundane sublime

A touring exhibition showcases Mary Pratt’s homespun esthetic
Opening shots in the Harris revolution 2425
CANADA

Opening shots in the Harris revolution

Despite heated protests, the new premier of Ontario sticks to his plan to slash spending
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