October 20, 1997

World

Landing the Prize

COVER

Eight Women at the Top

CANADA

Settling accounts

Landing the Prize 3233
World

Landing the Prize

Peace activists share in the 1997 Nobel
Eight Women at the Top 5455
COVER

Eight Women at the Top

To reach the pinnacle of corporate success takes drive, brains and a sense of humor
Settling accounts 2626a
CANADA

Settling accounts

Were it just an academic exercise, even the bravest student could be excused for ducking this course. But public relations executive Luc Lavoie, 42, says that when he took Brian Mulroney’s reallife call for help in the now-infamous Airbus affair, “there was not one second of hesitation” from his bosses in the Ottawa offices of National Public Relations Inc.
Stuck on the Ladder 6061
COVER

Stuck on the Ladder

Not only is the glass ceiling still in place, but men and women have very different views of the problem
Crosbie's Canada 7677
THE MACLEAN'S EXCERPT

Crosbie's Canada

Separation is not an issue for Quebecers alone to decide. All Canadians have a direct and immediate interest in what happens in Quebec. We all have a right to try to influence the debate and the outcome of any future referendum. This right of intervention applies particularly to the people of Atlantic Canada, whose four provinces depend so heavily on the government of Canada for fiscal transfers to their governments and for direct support to individuals through the Employment Insurance system, Canada Assistance Plan, Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security, Guaranteed Income Supplement and many other federal programs.
A time of polyester principles 8889
Films

A time of polyester principles

Two movies flash back to Seventies decadence
Opening Notes 1213
Opening Notes

Opening Notes

When artist Eric Waugh decided to create the world’s largest painting to raise money for charity, he initially underestimated the scope of the project. “My first thoughts were, ‘How big can it be? It won’t take long.’ ” He now knows better.
An urban legend 8485
Lifestyles

An urban legend

The late afternoon sun filters through the autumn leaves and rests for a gentle moment on Jane Jacobs’s face as she savors a mouthful of Tyler pudding, a concoction of eggs, granulated sugar, milk and a little flour baked in a pie crust. At 81, with her chalk-white bob and her long, loose body shrouded in baggy trousers and oversize sweater, Jacobs could pass for a kindly cabbage patch grandmother, if it were not for the magpie-alert eyes behind her horn-rimmed glasses.
As Yeltsin revives, so does his nation 3637
WORLD

As Yeltsin revives, so does his nation

Chrétien will see changes on his visit this week
Drugs and money 8283
Health

Drugs and money

Health Minister Allan Rock has not exactly reneged on his government’s pre-election promise concerning fully funded national pharmacare and home-care programs. But the more he talks about them, the more it sounds like they might be a long time coming.
Revenge of the nerd 9293
FILMS

Revenge of the nerd

The first Mr. Bean movie breaks box-office records
The Mail 6S1
The Mail

The Mail

When I was selecting which law school to attend, Osgoode Hall stood out from the rest based on its long-standing prestigious reputation and its ability to attract top faculty and students (“Judging Canadian law schools,” Cover, Oct. 6).
Montreal, movie capital 8889
Films

Montreal, movie capital

The late, great alumni of the Montreal Canadiens—legendary figures like coach Toe Blake or goalie Jacques Plante—would probably have been dumbstruck if they had caught a recent glimpse of the Montreal Forum. Outside the building along Lambert-Closse Street was an urban campground, with trailers lining the block.
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