December 29, 1997

DIAMONDS in the Rough 8283
Business

DIAMONDS in the Rough

Adventur and greed marked the search for preciouems in Canada's North
TheMail 66_1
LETTERS

TheMail

Divinity of Christ
Holiday treats from Hollywood 102_4103
Films

Holiday treats from Hollywood

The season for prestige flicks and blockbusters is here
Athome with Chrétien 4647
DEFINING QUALITIES 2829
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DEFINING QUALITIES

The classic values are common to generations, genders and regions
'PLAN B' HITS A CHORD 2021
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'PLAN B' HITS A CHORD

The poll supports Ottawa's tougher line with Quebec
MARTIN'S MONEY PROBLEM 2425
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MARTIN'S MONEY PROBLEM

Should surpluses go to new spending, tax relief or debt reduction?
Taking the pulse of a nation 4445
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Taking the pulse of a nation

For the 14th annual Maclean’s year-end poll, The Strategic Counsel of Toronto questioned 1,400 adult Canadians between Nov. 6 and 11. CBC TV’s The National, taking part in the venture for the third straight year, scheduled programs based on the poll results on Dec. 22 and 23.
RIGHT ON TRACK 1819
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RIGHT ON TRACK

As their reward for winning a second majority government, Prime Minister Jean Chrétien and Finance Minister Paul Martin are given an audience with God, who allows them each one question about the future. “Please,”says Martin, “tell me whether we really can keep our election promises to eliminate the deficit, cut taxes and spend new money on social programs.
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