He is the classic man in the middle. From his home office in Medina, a dot on the map of Upstate New York, Brian Napoli works the phone, fax and his e-mail to connect mainly foreign buyers with mainly American sellers of anything from high-fashion fabric to latex surgical gloves.By Chris Wood11 min
Canadian Alliance MP Chuck Strahl, a strong critic of leader Stockwell Day, began searching for 11 fellow MPs to form a new party with enough members to gain official status in the House. For the past month, Day has faced repeated demands for his resignation.
John McKay flew to Toronto from Calgary recently on the much-heralded—and then summarily grounded—Roots Air. Service was terrific—“they were trying to impress”— and the price was right: about 40 per cent of a businessclass ticket with Air Canada.By Katherine Macklem5 min
As Nicole Kidman breezes into the room, you can see the relief in her face. “I actually went swimming in the ocean yesterday,” she announces as she sits down for her umpteenth interview, two days after the red-carpet premiere of Moulin Rouge at the opening of the Cannes Film Festival.By Brian D. Johnson5 min
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