January 20, 2003

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50 CANADIANS TO WATCH IN 2003

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50 CANADIANS TO WATCH IN 2003

SO WHO’S GOT ZIP? Panache, momentum, fire in the belly, a little pepper in their socks? The ballots are in. Well, the e-mails at least, from Macleans writers, bureau chiefs, editors and a scoopful of outside notables. All for this, the first annual, semi-serious, hardly scientific ranking of who to watch in 2003.
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Justice

SORDID SECRETS

KATHERINE MACKLEM investigates a small town’s legal and emotional struggle over rampant sexual abuse by a civic leader—and a murder
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Do you really have to ask (“Why so cranky?” Cover/Year-end Poll, Dec. 30)? When an alarming percentage of Canadians are just one paycheque from financial trouble and Canada is becoming more like a Third World country as far as the gap between rich and poor stands, the answer seems pretty obvious.
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Crime

NOW EVEN THE SMALL BILLS ARE SUSPICIOUS

Counterfeits plague many Canadian merchants
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Politics

THE NDP AT THE CROSSROADS

The Jan. 25 vote will determine not only the party’s leader, but its future
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Terrorism

DANGEROUS MISSION

Many aid workers, especially missionaries, are in peril, says SALLY ARMSTRONG
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Books

ARCTIC CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

The killing of a white man brought Canadian law—and disease—to the Inuit
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Essay

WHAT THE BANKS MUST DO

If our banks are to merge, they should first answer key questions
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Column

TOO MUCH INFORMATION

Forget about all that daily market data. The key is spotting underlying trends.
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Column

ECHOES OF THE ’80s

‘Reform’ Islamism attracts the same admirers as ‘reform’ communism did
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