April 30, 2001

COVER

Flower Power

Canada

KILLING TIME

Films

Subversive Stardom

Flower Power 3839
COVER

Flower Power

Keen to shrug off long winters, Canadians keep the gardening business blooming
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Canada

KILLING TIME

Video games present a child’s garden of mayhem. The B.C. government wants to regulate and classify them—and other provinces will likely follow suit
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Films

Subversive Stardom

Sarah Polley and Tom Green are at the polar extremes of rebel moviemaking
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Business

TEACHERS' PET PEEVES

A powerful pension fund boss crusades for more shareholder clout
No Sitting on the Fence 1617
Canada

No Sitting on the Fence

Philippe Duhamel stood well back from the clouds of tear gas that drifted towards the sea of protesters in Quebec City. “For me, it's unfolding a bit like sheet music,” said the soft-spoken activist of the escalating clash between police and protesters at the Summit of the Americas.
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Business

The Claws Come Out

Two Atlantic seafood tycoons square off over control of Newfoundland’s biggest company
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Overture

Atoning for baby deaths in Manitoba

The Manitoba government is offering $100,000 compensation to each of the families of 12 infants who died in 1994 after botched heart surgery at a Winnipeg hospital. The baby deaths were the subject of an inquiry that took more than four years to complete, and the province says it is making its offer on compassionate grounds, not as an admission of responsibility.
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Canada and the World

THE FORGOTTEN

As dusk settles over the northern Congolese village of Bene, the temperature begins to drop from a sizzling 35° C. The red dirt road is empty except for a slim, pale figure advancing in the distance. As the image becomes clearer, a little boy screams with delight, “Mundele! Mundele!” (White man! White man!).
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Canada

A Legacy of Mistrust

Unresolved native land claims will haunt the B.C. election
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Overture

Overture

Astronaut Chris Hadfield has a lot on his plate this week. As the first Canadian to walk in space, while installing Canadarm2, he is bound to work up a healthy appetite for some rehydratable, irradiated and thermostabilized delicacies. Here is a taste of Hadfield’s menu:
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