September 3, 2001

Essay

What's a girl to do?

Business

TERRY'S NEW FIELD OF DREAMS

Overture

Overture

What's a girl to do? 4445
Essay

What's a girl to do?

It's the 21st century now-do women know what their stereotypes are up to?
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Business

TERRY'S NEW FIELD OF DREAMS

Why rest? Canada’s feistiest high-tech billionaire is out to make it big-for the third time in his life
Overture 1011
Overture

Overture

If there’s one thing Jim Simpkins has perfected, it’s the bear hug. Earlier this summer, the 90-year-old creator of the Jasper the Bear cartoon travelled from his rest home in Dundas, Ont., to be the guest of honour at the Year of the Great Bear celebrations at Alberta’s Jasper National Park.
Does Ottawa Matter? 2627
Cover

Does Ottawa Matter?

The federal government’s biggest job is to find a new sense of purpose
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The Mail

The Mail

Why are large companies and the government spending billions of dollars to simplify our lives with gadgets and gizmos (“Zap! It’s the future,” Cover, Aug. 20)? Smart walls and windows, smart shoes and smart food packages—when some people can’t even afford a home or a pair of shoes.
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Cover

Tidying up 'a mess'

Paris has the splendour of the Champs-Elysées, the triumphal broad avenue at the heart of the City of Light. Washington features the Mall, a languorous stretch of greenery that offers an unobstructed sight line to the Capitol Dome. Ottawa has “a mess,” in the blunt words of Marcel Beaudry, chairman of Canadas National Capital Commission, the Crown corporation that oversees federal property in the capital.
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Life

HIGH-SPEED CONNECTIONS

In today’s go-go dating scene, young singles have so many expectations and so little time
Time for amends 2223
Canada

Time for amends

A land-claims referendum could derail key negotiations with B.C.’s natives
Destroyer of worlds 5859
Books

Destroyer of worlds

Dennis Bock’s first novel, The Ash Garden, tackles one of the 20th century’s big issues-the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima-for big rewards
The baseball blues 6465
Columns

The baseball blues

Something’s wrong and I’m not even sure what, just that the magic’s fading, like stadium lights in the rearview mirror
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