December 4, 1995

MULRONEY VS. THE MOUNTIES 1617
CANADA/COVER

MULRONEY VS. THE MOUNTIES

The former prime minister's Airbus lawsuit raises a series of new questions
The happy comeback of what’s his name 6263
SPORTS WATCH

The happy comeback of what’s his name

Overnight, Levy’s return from surgery brought something four Super Bowl trips had failed to do—national attention without any stigma
America’s addiction with celebrity status 1415
AN AMERICAN VIEW

America’s addiction with celebrity status

Notoriety is the angel dust of the blitzed-out and bored. We all want to be like David Letterman, like Jay Leno, like Demi Moore, like Roseanne.
Wading into the welfare mess 3233
CANADA

Wading into the welfare mess

It is so easy to tell the Couplands what they already know about where they went wrong. And it is so hard to figure out how to help them. They perch, side by side, in a restaurant booth, uneasily out of place, wearing their position as welfare recipients in a small Ontario town like uncomfortable coats.
The princess rattles the royals 6465
LIFESTYLES

The princess rattles the royals

REPORT FROM LONDON
Bodies and blood 7475
ART

Bodies and blood

Betty Goodwin depicts profound inner landscapes
A FRAGILE PEACE 4647
WORLD

A FRAGILE PEACE

The historic pact on Bosnia will test the deal makers—and NATO
Revenge of the sacrificial virgin 6667
LIFESTYLES

Revenge of the sacrificial virgin

First, the bad ending: After her tell-all interview, the Princess is declared Unfit to Be a Princess and is taken to the Tower of London, where she remains locked up-the Royal Bulimic, the Mad Woman of Versace. (That stunning white Versace Or possibly: After her interview, the Princess is shunned everywhere, even at the Chelsea Harbour Club, where she still works out until one day, tragically, she exercises herself to death.
The Hooters debate 6869
LIFESTYLES

The Hooters debate

A U.S. restaurant chain flirts with Canada
Oh, woe is Canada 7879
BOOKS

Oh, woe is Canada

New political works diagnose the country’s ills
TAKING THE PLUNGE 2829
CANADA

TAKING THE PLUNGE

Lucien Bouchard heads to Quebec City—and the headaches of governing
A new Magna Carta for corporate Canada 5859
THE NATION'S BUSINESS

A new Magna Carta for corporate Canada

If adopted, this report’s controversial options would turn the business sector upside down, giving shareholders and employees an even break
THE RCMP UNDER FIRE 2223
LIFE ON THE HILL

THE RCMP UNDER FIRE

The 11-page lawsuit filed in Quebec Superior Court by former prime minister Brian Mulroney last week is not only remarkable for the $50 million in damages it seeks from the Canadian government, but for the vehemence of its language. The behavior of the RCMP and the federal justice department constitutes “a blatant departure from common decency,” Mulroney claims, fighting back against explosive allegations that he received millions of dollars’ worth of kickbacks from a European aeronautics firm while in office.
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