"Why college grads get jobs” was quite possibly the finest work that Maclean’s has ever done (Cover/Special Issue, Oct 26). Once Canadians accept the fact that most four-year university degrees only lead to another degree, then rampant credentialism and inflated qualifications will subside.
On one Remembrance Day in the '70s, I went back to my old home town, Dorchester, N.B., population about 800, and marched with the veterans to the war memorial. And the experience still says things to me. One is that although we pledged to remember the 41 “fallen,” the words were true only in a limited and symbolic way.By DOUGLAS HOW7 min
He never thought it would be easy. A testy Quebec Liberal Leader Jean Charest readily conceded that much last week during his party's shaky run up to the provincial election campaign. By Wednesday, when Premier Lucien Bouchard announced the Nov. 30 vote, Charest had spent days in a defensive mode, cut off at the knees by Ottawa on the constitutional issue, his party sagging in the polls.By BRENDA BRANSWELL6 min
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