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.By MARCI MCDONALD19 min
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.By Brian D. Johnson7 min
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.
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.By BARBARA WICKENS5 min
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