December 16, 2002

IMMIGRANTS HOW MANY IS TOO MANY? WHO SHOULD GET IN? CAN WE TELL THEM WHERE TO LIVE AND WHAT TO DO? 2021
Cover

IMMIGRANTS HOW MANY IS TOO MANY? WHO SHOULD GET IN? CAN WE TELL THEM WHERE TO LIVE AND WHAT TO DO?

STELLA RAYMUNDO’S scrapbook opens with her first hesitant approach to the Canadian embassy in Manila in 1999. There are meticulous records of their exchanges of letters and forms. It ends with a single photograph of her and her husband and their three children at Winnipeg airport on Oct. 22,2001.
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THEMAIL

THEMAIL

Iraq, medicare, terrorism—“You’re so vain” (Cover, Dec. 2) could not have come at a better time. It was a much-needed change to all the news of the day. I laughed all the way through the article. Kudos to James Deacon for bringing a little levity and laughter into our lives.
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Life

TOYLAND TRAVELS

Repackaged themes dominate the season, PATRICIA HLUCHY finds
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Television

SNAKES AND LADDERS

Sturla Gunnarsson bridges film’s twin solitudes, writes BRIAN D. JOHNSON
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Q&A

THE CUSTOMER DRIVES EVERYTHING'

IBM’s outgoing boss talks about his now legendary turnaround of Big Blue
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Life

REHAB FOR JOHNS

Winnipeggers caught hiring prostitutes have the option of school
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Politics

THE ALLIANCE ON THE REBOUND

Slowly but steadily, Stephen Harper is giving the party a new sense of purpose
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Russia

WEAPONS FOR SALE?

Moscow’s aging stockpiles represent a growing threat to the world
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Books

TEENAGE SPIRIT

Novelist David Bergen is a superb chronicler of the intense adolescent psyche, writes BRIAN BERGMAN
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Cover

FIXING THE REFUGEE MESS

What’s wrong with our asylum system? Everything, writes DANIEL STOFFMAN
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