October 28, 1996

CASHING OUT 4445
COVER

CASHING OUT

In an airy showroom studded with designer silks and tweeds, a 38-year-old brunette with a faultless sense of chic was orchestrating a private revolt. A calculator in one hand, guidebooks for Central America in the other, Sanghun Oh was plotting her escape from a life that, until only four months ago, had seemed utterly charmed.
Two premiers in from the cold 6263
Books

Two premiers in from the cold

FROM PROTEST TO POWER: PERSONAL REFLECTIONS ON A LIFE IN POLITICS
A nation in search of a modern Braveheart 2829
World

A nation in search of a modern Braveheart

Scottish separatists push for power, as an election looms
Pop culture in a new light 5253
The Maclean's Excerpt

Pop culture in a new light

A book celebrates a surprising array of Canadian cultural icons
Undiplomatic service 5859
The Arts

Undiplomatic service

When an artist applies for public money, there are no guarantees. Bruce Vavrina had been around long enough to know that. But he thought he had a shot. Last year, the 45-year-old actor-director won rave reviews for his production of My Father’s House, an adaptation of author Sylvia Fraser’s disturbing memoir of childhood sexual abuse.
The Mail 45
The Mail

The Mail

Your story on “The power game,” (Cover, Oct. 14) was very illuminating. It explains many of the ills that pervade Canadian society. Looking over your list of who has access to power, it becomes frighteningly clear that we truly have government of, by and for the CEOs.
Manning's tax cut crusade 1617
Canada

Manning's tax cut crusade

Reform puts a positive spin on fiscal restraint
The purge 2627
World

The purge

Boris Yeltsin's security chief is out—but not down
The rebound 3435
Business

The rebound

As the economy keeps rolling, layoffs keep growing
Opening Notes 1415

Opening Notes

After two years clad by scaffolding for repairs, the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill is back in public view. And while it remains topped by its trademark old green copper, the rest of the Centre Block roof is being replaced by gleaming new copper.
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