July 1, 2001

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The Magnetic North

BRAIN GAIN

CANADA’S BRAIN GAIN

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BRAIN GAIN

50 WHO CHOSE CANADA

IMMIGRANTS AND CANADIANS WHO LEFT AND RETURNED HAVE MADE A MAJOR CONTRIBUTION TO THE NATION’S GROWTH
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CANADA25

The Magnetic North

A group of very smart young people wrestle with how to keep talent like theirs in Canada
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BRAIN GAIN

CANADA’S BRAIN GAIN

For Canadians, just asking that question provokes anxiety; the way some have answered it is downright frightening. The very idea that our brightest men and women may be leaving the country and not coming back is enough to make every other pressing public policy issue fade into the background.
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The Mail

Congratulations for “Tainted lady,” (Cover, June 18) on the movement to return art that was originally stolen or otherwise illegitimately appropriated. The appeal of the campaign for the restitution of the Parthenon (Elgin) Marbles from Britain to Greece you referred to in your article is similar to the appeal for the return of the Dürer work.
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THE WEEK THAT WAS

FALLEN COMRADES

The Skeletons were found neatly lined up in a shallow grave, their arms linked in homage to the camaraderie that once united them in battle. Archeologists discovered the remains of the 20 British soldiers while excavating Roman ruins near Arras, France, where thousands of soldiers died during the First Word War.
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Overture

It’s Friday night. The girls plunk down overstuffed handbags, kick off strappy sandals and relax with a cocktail. Their conversation is punctuated with words like “try-sexual,” “re-virginized” and “power lesbianism.” They swap dating stories, recounting every lurid detail.
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Essay

DISTINCT SOCIETY

In Quebec, where nothing is simple, people enjoy two national holidays. They have two chances to celebrate their dual nationalities, their dual identities and their dual two-in-one country. St-Jean-Baptiste Day is conveniently placed seven days ahead of Canada Day.
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History

A REBEL AT HEART?

A YOUNG WILFRID LAURIER PUSHED FOR QUEBEC SOVEREIGNTY
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Films

VIRTUAL EMOTION

With A.I.’s adult fairy tale about a toy boy, and a boy toy, Spielberg taps into the legacy of E.T.
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Columns

A family redefined

The summer I turned 4, one of my favourite aunts— the only one who wasn’t a Mrs.—gave me a bride doll for my birthday. It was love at first sight: the white dress, the rosebud mouth, the impossibly long eyelashes. But what I loved most was her size: she was exactly my height, a perfect plastic projection of my fairy-tale future.
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