August 17, 1998

The Data Game 1415
COVER

The Data Game

Sophisticated marketing wizards can track just about everything a consumer does
CAR THEFT FOR EXPORT 3637
SPECIAL REPORT

CAR THEFT FOR EXPORT

Wealthy foreigners gladly pay huge prices for late-model cars stolen in Canada
Kosovo: a massacre revealed 3233
WORLD

Kosovo: a massacre revealed

Witnesses report a bloody slaughter of ethnic Albanians by Serb forces
The Eagle returns 2223
Canada

The Eagle returns

The road leading up Blue Mountain from Ontario’s Georgian Bay goes past a 40-hectare farm where a derelict barn sits amid overgrown brush, wild ravines and a neglected apple orchard. The land is also home to wild turkeys and a beekeeping operation, but foremost it has been the stuff of developers’ dreams and, over the past decade, the centre of a number of mysteries.
Marching to one drummer 2425
CANADA

Marching to one drummer

The provinces unite on social programs
Cornering Clinton 3031
World

Cornering Clinton

The political skies darken for the President as Monica Lewinsky testifies about sex in the Oval Office
White-knuckle ride 4041
Business

White-knuckle ride

Gilbert Johnson is sleeping easy these days. While millions of new investors plunged into the surging stock markets, Johnson, 68, a retired purchasing manager, kept the bulk of his money in bonds. Over the past five years, he missed one of the strongest run-ups in market history.
Opening NOTES 1213

Opening NOTES

Summer is the season of wedding fever. And while most couples still opt for a traditional religious service and sitdown dinner, others go for more adventurous nuptials involving hot-air balloons or bungee jumping. But Alan Knecht and gOgO BegOnia have got them beat.
The man who loves to write 1011
Backstage

The man who loves to write

Montreal-born Robert MacNeil has no regrets about giving up his TV career at PBS to become a full-time author
Saluting the playwright who became president 5253
The Nation’s Business

Saluting the playwright who became president

Vaclav Havel understood that politics is not merely the art of the possible; it can also be the art of the impossible
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