It has been a year since Canada’s fighter pilots fought in the NATO air campaign. For the first time, they talk about the excitement, fear and frustration of a war in which they were not allowed to strike at ‘the head of the snake.’By Bruce Wallace16 min
When it comes to money’s place in politics, Canadians are strangely sanguine by international standards. Europe has just been rocked by a major party fund-raising scandal in Germany, where politics was previously thought to be, by and large, clean.By John Geddes6 min
They fled any way they could: on foot, on tractors and by horseback. By the time their exodus from the bombing and “ethnic cleansing” of Kosovo had ended, nearly one million Albanians living in the Serbian province had fled to refugee camps in neighbouring Macedonia and Albania.By Tom Fennell6 min
Was it simply an occupational hazard or yet another example of avoidable violence in hockey? Whatever the answer, last week, Bryan Berard, the Toronto Maple Leafs’ flashy defenceman, was clinging to slim hopes that doctors might save the sight in his right eye—and, at 23, his promising hockey career.
Mixing business with pleasure—at least judging by one current court case—seems like a decidedly bad idea. The case involves Canadian Tire Corp. heiress Martha Billes, daughter of one of the retail chain’s co-founders, and a man who had an affair with her, real estate developer and lawyer Paul McAteer.
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