July 12, 1999

World

The Bush Bandwagon

Cover

Shopping at the cyberspace mall

Life

The Long March West

The Bush Bandwagon 2223
World

The Bush Bandwagon

George ‘Dub-ya' races out of the starting gates for the 2000 presidential election
Shopping at the cyberspace mall 3637
Cover

Shopping at the cyberspace mall

From CDs to appliances, online vendors offer it all
The Long March West 5253
Life

The Long March West

Growing up in the small town of Hartney in the southwest corner of Manitoba, Grant Little believed that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police “hung the moon.” Intrigued by the romantic history of the force, he always wanted to be a Mountie, and after graduating from the University of Manitoba 20 years ago, he eagerly joined up.
NET GAINS 3233
Business Cover

NET GAINS

E-commerce is changing the way that business is conducted worldwide— but Canadian companies are slow to adapt
The Mail 45
The Mail

The Mail

I read “Canadas century: 25 events that shaped the country” (Cover, July 1) while on an airplane over central British Columbia. As I read about our soldiers’ great triumphs at Vimy Ridge and in Holland, I looked out the window and saw the mountains, lakes, farms and cities from where they came and for which they fought, and I nearly wept with pride.
The timely wisdom of traditional tales 5657
Books

The timely wisdom of traditional tales

In the fall of 1900, John Swanton, a young American linguist and ethnographer, arrived on British Columbia’s Queen Charlotte Islands and found a great culture on the brink of extinction. On the shores of misty inlets, totem poles towered forlornly above abandoned cedar houses.
Health Care on the Line 1415
Canada

Health Care on the Line

Defiant nurse and cancer patients shipped to U.S. clinics reflect a syste under stress
Digging up the horror 2627
World

Digging up the horror

The object in Dr. Peter Markesteyn's rubber-gloved hand looks like a chunk of burned charcoal, the colour of wood ash, about the size and shape of a walnut. After rolling it around in his fingers for a moment, the Dutch-born pathologist, who has just retired as Manitoba’s chief medical examiner, finally issues a pronouncement.
Who gets the blame? 2829
World

Who gets the blame?

A Belgrade journalist calls on Serbs to probe crimes against Albanians
Opening Notes 89

Opening Notes

The sky was gun-metal grey and the breeze off the harbour carried a salty tang. That much, at least, seemed familiar to the Second World War veterans, war brides, evacuees and long-ago refugees who made the pilgrimage to Halifax on Canada Day.
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