February 19, 2001

Do You Know Who’s Watching You? 1819
COVER

Do You Know Who’s Watching You?

Darryl and Donna had a pretty good life until the new computer arrived in their home last October. The couple live with their two young daughters in a small Manitoba town, the sort where the joke runs that “if you don’t know what’s happening in your life, ask your neighbour.”
A NEW CAST OF POWERFUL PLAYERS 3233
Canada and the World

A NEW CAST OF POWERFUL PLAYERS

On the last weekend of his presidency, back in January, 1993, George Bush the elder hosted a final gathering at Camp David. It was a poignant time for the outgoing President, who invited an array ofWashington notables to share the moment. Several justices of the U.S. Supreme Court were there.
Overture 89
Overture

Overture

The PM's fave new sport
ARMED, ANGRY AND DEFIANT 2627
Canada

ARMED, ANGRY AND DEFIANT

‘Conscientious objectors’ who refuse to register firearms say they are fighting to protect freedoms
Mauled by Grizzlies 3839
Business

Mauled by Grizzlies

An hour to game time, and Michael Heisley, the billionaire owner of the Vancouver Grizzlies, sits in a back room at General Motors Place munching grapes and considering some unappetizing options. His $240-million purchase last May of the hapless Grizzlies—a fixer-upper NBA franchise if ever there was one—has not gone to plan.
Haute-Cannibal Cuisine 4849
Films

Haute-Cannibal Cuisine

After sitting through Hannibal, I’m not sure if I should be writing a film review or a restaurant review—and not just because the story concerns a carnivore who enjoys dining out on human flesh. Experiencing Ridley Scott’s grandiose sequel to The Silence of the Lambs is like going to one of those restaurants with intimidating decor, overbearing service and presentation that upstages the meal.
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Sports

STAR OF STARS

Mario Lemieux is so good, he just might save his team and improve the game, too
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World

VICTORIOUS WARRIOR

For thousands of Israelis, voting for hardliner Ariel Sharon came down to a single issue: security. The continuing Palestinian-Israeli violence was the only issue on Yevgeni Finkel's mind last week when he set out to vote. The 37-year-old Russian immigrant lives in the front-line Jewish suburb of Gilo in Jerusalem, where his home has come under repeated machine-gun fire since the Palestinian intefadeh erupted at the end of September.
Peeping Toms Go Electronic 2425
COVER

Peeping Toms Go Electronic

Cheap, tiny spy cameras make women increasingly vulnerable to digital voyeurs
The future, as of now 1415
Columns

The future, as of now

For a vision of what the future used to look like, you might visit the computer consulting company Navantis Inc. in Toronto’s west end. The walls are covered with a strange material that co-founder Jason Martin describes as “space-age muck.”
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