July 15, 1996

Business SPECIAL REPORT

RUNNING FOR OVER

COVER

BEATING AIDS

RUNNING FOR OVER 2223
Business SPECIAL REPORT

RUNNING FOR OVER

From the start, the Westraynine was a disaster waiting to happen
BEATING AIDS 3839
COVER

BEATING AIDS

A 'cocktail' treatment of several drugs offers hope
Four more years? 3233
World

Four more years?

Boris Yeltsin engineered a comeback and won big— again. Communism lost— again. Now, the rest of the world can stop worrying about Russia sinking back into the past and restarting the Cold War. That is the shorthand message from Yeltsin’s convincing 14-percentage-point victory over Communist challenger Gennady Zyuganov in the runoff stage of the Russian presidential election last week.
TheMail 45
TheMail

TheMail

With all the negative things going on, your cover story “Local heroes” (July 1) was great reading. Many people are involved in the community and their stories need to be told. Irv Wilson, London, Ont. Your “Local heroes” articles were a timely contribution to the national discussion of options in the current austerity, presenting proof (if any was needed) of the importance of individual volunteer efforts.
Memories of power 1819
Canada

Memories of power

At 75, Allan MacEachen leaves the Senate
Toronto butts out 1617
Canada

Toronto butts out

Tempers flare as a new city bylaw clamps down on lighting up
ARTHRITIS ATTACK 4445
Backpack

ARTHRITIS ATTACK

For a while, Doreen Belyea’s life was rosy. She had a young family, she and her husband, Jay, had good jobs, and they had just moved into a new house in Saint John, N.B. Then in May, 1993, the pain started. At first it was only Belyea’s feet—they would swell and cramp.
Illicit correspondence 5253
Books

Illicit correspondence

THE CONVICT LOVER By Merilyn Simonds
Driving a red sports car into banker's heaven 2829
The Nation’s Business

Driving a red sports car into banker's heaven

Canadian bankers are generally a sour lot, secretive and uppity, heavily into the symbols of their economic clout, such as private jets and stretch limousines. John Cleghorn, chairman of the Royal Bank of Canada, broke the mould when he recently sold off the bank’s Challenger aircraft and bought himself a production-line Chrysler.
Opening Notes 1415
Opening Notes

Opening Notes

When French president Charles de Gaulle uttered his now famous “Vive le Québec libre” in Montreal in 1967, he set off a storm of controversy that still reverberates. Now, the one-year-old Quebec City national capital commission has announced that it will erect a bronze statue of de Gaulle.
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