September 11, 2000

COVER

New Might on the Right

COVER

Pushing the Pendulum

Books

Margaret's Museum

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COVER

New Might on the Right

Emboldened by Stockwell Day, social conservatives are on the march
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COVER

Pushing the Pendulum

Everyone has memories. One of my best is of my late grandmother Maria Hoy standing during the service at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Prescott, Ont., and politely but firmly disputing a theological point made by the presiding minister.
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Books

Margaret's Museum

In the corner of an old-fashioned red leatherette booth in a downtown Toronto restaurant, Margaret Atwood is laughing. She has been talking about how difficult it was to start her new novel, The Blind Assassin (McClelland & Stewart), and the celebrated author is suddenly and mightily amused at the memory of how she kept grasping at narrative threads that led nowhere.
Trouble in paradise 3031
World

Trouble in paradise

A Canadian flees Toronto for Fiji only to see the country engulfed in racial tensions
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Business

The Blue Jay Play

When Ted Rogers was a boy, attending exclusive Upper Canada College in Toronto’s wealthy Forest Hill neighbourhood, he didn’t play baseball. As an infant, he’d lost the sight in one eye and had no depth perception. But he was a fan and he rooted for the city’s minor-league team, the Maple Leafs.
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Business

The troubled state of sport

Like the Blue Jays, many Canadian pro teams have been losing money—and fans
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Canada

A Lingering Trauma

Two years later, grieving relatives share painful memories of the Swissair crash with Nova Scotians who comforted them
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World

Justice Delayed

The five robed judges waited impassively in tall chairs behind a long table. But former Indonesian president Suharto, who ruled his country like a feudal emperor for 32 years, failed to show up for his trial in Jakarta, disappointing hundreds of protesters chanting “Hang Suharto” outside the courthouse.
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Education

A sullen September

Students are returning to class amid mounting tension
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Columns

The PM’s bully pulpit

In Chrétien: The Will to Win, Lawrence Martin’s terrific book about Jean Chrétien's early life, he tells a revealing story about his subject’s formative political years. In 1961, Jean Chrétien was fresh from studying law at Quebec City’s Laval University, where, as Martin writes, he “was so thoroughly exposed to nationalist gospel from so many of his friends that he could hardly help” flirting with that side.
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