February 19, 1996

COVER

Izzy's Dream

FILMS

Mucho macho men

LIFE

Taking in the trash

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COVER

Izzy's Dream

Canada's most successful private broadcaster sets his sights on a national network
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FILMS

Mucho macho men

Pacino and Travolta coast on their comebacks
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LIFE

Taking in the trash

In their quest for higher ratings, have television talk shows gone too far?
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MUSIC

Greenwich mean time

Father and son make beautiful music together
FLAT-TAX FLAK 3435
BUSINESS

FLAT-TAX FLAK

The Reform party gears up to campaign for a fixed-rate levy on incomes
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THE NATION’S BUSINESS

Save the country by salvaging the CBC

The Chrétien government is conspiring to ensure the CBC’s early demise, or to condemn it to the half-life of the National Film Board
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CANADA

Backbench rumbles

Liberal MPs are upset as the government backpedals on the GST
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WORLD

BLOWN AWAY

The IRA shatters peace hopes with a massive bombing
IN THE HOT SEAT 1617
CANADA

IN THE HOT SEAT

The pressure is on House Speaker Gilbert Parent
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Bachpack

SALAD DAYS FOR TRENDY OLIVE OIL

How times change. When Costas Spiliadis came to North America from Greece 30 years ago, friends wondered why he insisted on cooking with olive oil rather than one of the popular name-brand vegetable oils advertised on television. “I was almost embarrassed to say I put olive oil in my food,” confesses Spiliadis, now the owner of Milos, a popular Montreal restaurant “I was ashamed of it.”
A new capital for the Arctic 2021
CANADA

A new capital for the Arctic

The town critics call ‘sin city’ of the North will play a key role in a new Inuit homeland
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COLUMN

A novel of politics and passion on the Rideau

Washington, the most powerful city in the world, is agog. Nothing much fazes this town, but someone has stumped it. This would be the mystery author of Primary Colors, the hottest book in the country—and penned by Anonymous. The “novel,” brilliantly written, is about a slick governor of an unnamed southern state, a chap who has an eager eye for an ankle and who has a wife who is tough and smart. As a presidential candidate, “Jack Stanton” is easily recognizable.
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CANADA

The angry backlash in the East

Atlantic Canada takes aim against a UI overhaul
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