May 20, 2002

Cover

WHO'S MY BIRTH FATHER?

The Week That Was

The Week That Was

Canada

Judging Beverley

WHO'S MY BIRTH FATHER? 2021
Cover

WHO'S MY BIRTH FATHER?

Canadians conceived with donated sperm are demanding to know their genetic roots—but Ottawa isn’t making it easy
The Week That Was 1415
The Week That Was

The Week That Was

Canadian troops climbed towering cliffs, crawled inside dark and threatening caves and dug up decomposing bodies in an exhausting effort to find the remains of Osama bin Laden. More than 300 Canadians, along with U.S. special forces and local Afghan fighters, carried out the three-day sweep across eastern Afghanistan, combing through the terrorist leader’s last known bastion for evidence that the alQaeda chief may have been killed during U.S. bombing last December.
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Canada

Judging Beverley

The chief justice is putting her stamp on the Supreme Court
The Mail 67
The Mail

The Mail

I don’t understand why we as Canadians are so concerned about what Americans think of us or know about us (“‘We're almost the same country,’" Canada and the World, May 6). Who cares? Everyone knows the relationship between Canada and the United States is symbiotic, with trade being the common ground.
'SLOW PROGRESSOR’ 6869
Essay

'SLOW PROGRESSOR’

AIDS ‘cocktails’ are saving lives, but some HIV-positives thrive without them
The hollowing-out 3637
Business

The hollowing-out

Four experts analyze Canada’s competitiveness
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Canada and the World

RIPPED OFF IN RUSSIA

Canadian companies are losing their investments
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Films

Send in the clones

In Star Wars, the hardest thing is acting human
Down in the Valley 6061
COLUMNS

Down in the Valley

How do you tell audiences in San Francisco that the oudook for technology stocks is even worse than it was in 2000 or 2001? That’s the challenge I have been facing in speeches to audiences in the Bay Area. What they want to hear is encouragement that the worst is behind them and that brighter days are coming, along with the brighter outlook for the global economy.
Boy, are we ever naive 1819
COLUMNS

Boy, are we ever naive

Canada, Canadians and the Canadian media share an interesting combination of naïveté and smugness. The National Post last week had a screaming front page headline—U.S. THINKS LITTLE OF CANADA: POLL. As they say, a blinding glimpse of the obvious.
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