May 24, 1999

Cover

The Second Coming

Business

The high-flying fugitive

World

The trails of Louise Arbour

The Second Coming 1415
Cover

The Second Coming

As the newest Star Wars film illustrates, pop culture has become a new religion.
The high-flying fugitive 4041
Business

The high-flying fugitive

Is Rakesh Saxena a brilliant con man, or the fall guy for a corrupt banking system?
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World

The trails of Louise Arbour

The house sits in the green hills above Skopje, nestled discreedy among the vineyards on the northern outskirts of the Macedonian capital. It is a large, Mediterranean-style villa, intended for occupancy, according to workers on the site, by NATO.
Opening Notes 89

Opening Notes

The first time Canadian actress Molly Parker came to the Cannes film festival she created a sensation as a necrophile heroine in Kissed (1996). That was two years ago. This week, Parker is stirring audiences once again on the French Riviera, but in a much different capacity: instead of coupling with the dead, she is embracing the pain of motherhood.
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Canada

Mulroney takes aim

Outspoken as always, the former prime minister is proving that living very well is the best revenge
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Cover

1999: A Space Oddity

The Phantom Menace is a curious mix of kiddie pop and cool
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The Mail

The Mail

It was very exciting to see one of my close friends and classmates, Brenda Ha, on the cover of Macleans (“Courting the class of ’99,” May 10). By the end of the article about lavish and highpaying jobs available from companies just waiting to throw money at young graduates, I was convinced that I should attend Queens commerce.
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Publishing

The revival of Salman Rushdie

While still wary, the author is gradually emerging from the shadow of a death sentence
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Canada

Rough waters on the right

We believe in the common sense of the common people. —Preston Manning, in innumerable speeches promoting the Reform Party of Canada Christine Whitaker recalls the first time she heard Preston Manning speak. It was in 1990, at a small local meeting in Fort Qu’Appelle, Sask., where Manning was trying to drum up support for his fledgling Alberta-based party.
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Canada

Open for business

Environmentalists take issue with Ontario’s new ethos
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