March 18, 1996

TARGETING TERROR 3435
COVER

TARGETING TERROR

Devastating suicide bombings put Israel on a war footings and threaten the peace process
THE BOOMBER BUDGET 1617
CANADA

THE BOOMBER BUDGET

Martin continues his deficit fight—and puts the Liberals on track for an election
THE TRUE BELIEVERS 4041
COVER

THE TRUE BELIEVERS

Why bombers choose to die for a cause
Hockey’s temple passes into history 5657
SPORTS

Hockey’s temple passes into history

Montrealers say goodbye to the fabled Forum
SURGING AHEAD 2627
WORLD

SURGING AHEAD

Greater Atlanta, Georgia's booming capital, is the home of The Coca-Cola Co., CNN and a cosmopolitan business community that includes, among many others, 105 Canadian firms. The city boasts the champion baseball Braves and will host the 1996 Summer Olymoics.
Stuck in the middle 2829
WORLD

Stuck in the middle

Canada protests Washington’s bill on Cuba trade
Is Oscar out of his mind? 7273
FILMS/ESSAY

Is Oscar out of his mind?

With a barbaric Scot pitted against a talking pig, the Academy Award nominations seem nuttier than ever
SQUEEZING COSTS 4445
BUSINESS

SQUEEZING COSTS

With sales lagging, automakers find novel ways to save money
THE FUROR OVER FILLINGS 6061
Backpack

THE FUROR OVER FILLINGS

At his lowest point, in the summer of 1994, Nathaniel Royko thought he was going crazy. "I was shaking so much, I couldn't hold a cup of coffee," recalls the Calgary design engineer. "My vision was blurred and I Royko, 55, suffered from memory loss, slurred speech, a sensation of electricity in his mouth and a host of other inexplicable health problems.
Opening Notes 1415

Opening Notes

Like other hospitals across Canada, St. Martha’s Regional Hospital in Antigonish, N.S., has been forced to come up with some imaginative ideas for doing more with less. Since 1990, St. Martha’s has closed 50 per cent of its 175 beds because of a $6-million reduction in its $22-million annual budget.
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