March 25, 1996

Parole On Trial 4445
COVER

Parole On Trial

Should convicted killers be allowed to rejoin society?
A dangerous game over Taiwan 2425
WORLD

A dangerous game over Taiwan

Beijing escalates its war exercises as the island's election nears
High times doing hard time 5051
COVER

High times doing hard time

Packed with dealers and substance abusers, Canada’s prisons have become a lucrative market for the drug trade
Countering terror with summit theatre 2829
WORLD

Countering terror with summit theatre

World leaders denounce bombers— but not their patrons
America's trade hitman 3839
BUSINESS

America's trade hitman

Mickey Kantor’s get-tough policy targets Canada
Gold in the hills 3435
Business

Gold in the hills

David Walsh is up to his nostrils in gold. The real stuff. He does not know exactly how much he has. But he does know that his Bre-X Minerals Ltd., the junior mining stock du jour, has jumped from $1.90 to as high as $170, that his geologists say Bre-X has struck an Indonesian geologists say an Indonesian gold find containing 30 million ounces “plus plus plus,” and that the thrum running through the company’s annual meeting in Toronto’s Royal York Hotel last week carried that number as high as 100 million ounces.
The Reform party's days of discontent 1819
CANADA

The Reform party's days of discontent

Caucus members question the party’s direction
The Mail 89
The Mail

The Mail

I thought it fascinating that the statistics on the increase of part-time workers between 1981 and 1994 proved what I knew already: employers are subsidizing their profits with Canada’s unemployment system (“Jobs,” Cover, March 11).
Striking the right chord 6061
MUSIC

Striking the right chord

Under Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Toronto's symphony is on a roll
Montreal faceoff 1617
Canada

Montreal faceoff

The Liberals are counting heavily on beating the Bloc
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