February 7, 2000

Business

Rolling SOUTH

The Mail

The Mail

Canada

Gambling it all away

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Business

Rolling SOUTH

CN's merger plans would make it part of North America's largest railroad
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The Mail

The Mail

(Cover, Jan. 24) was of particular interest to me, as my friend and I both left Canada to join Silicon Valley companies shortly after graduating from Queens University in 1994. Since then, a steady stream of fellow graduates have moved to the area to find work.
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Canada

Gambling it all away

The spread of casinos in Canada is posing a threat to the country’s growing population of seniors
A Swamp of Sleaze 2223
World

A Swamp of Sleaze

A massive scandal over political donations disgraces Helmut Kohl and threatens to destroy his once-mighty conservative party
Pressure Point 4849
Health

Pressure Point

They are the canaries in the mine shaft of the health system. When facilities are strained to breaking, the pros in emergency pay the price.
Calming the Baltic waters 2627
World

Calming the Baltic waters

Latvia’s president, who spent 44 years in Canada, wrestles with the language issue
BCE Divides to Conquer 3839
Business

BCE Divides to Conquer

If it’s true that you’ve got to be smart to be lucky, then Jean Monty is one heck of a smart businessman. A year ago, the chief executive officer of BCE Inc. flirted with the idea of swapping the conglomerates 39-per-cent stake in Nortel Networks Corp. for a controlling interest in Qwest Communications International Inc. of Denver, the world’s fourth-largest long-distance company.
The modest man from Motown 4647
Sports

The modest man from Motown

Statistics put Steve Yzerman among hockey’s best. Just don’t tell him.
Money to the Wind 1415
Canada

Money to the Wind

The scandal over misspent billions continues to plague the federal human resources department
Body—and soul—language 6061
Theatre

Body—and soul—language

The Overcoat, a hit show from Vancouver that speaks volumes without any dialogue, goes on a cross-country tour
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