WE LAUGHED AT THE TIME. “When we get to Toronto, don’t touch anything,” the woman behind us in line at the St. John’s airport admonished her husband. “And if you do, remember, I’ve got plenty of handsanitizer in my purse.” Even in the middle of the first SARS outbreak—it was Easter weekend—the woman’s concern seemed overblown.By JONATHON GATEHOUSE
DIED: Lord Shaughnessy—born William Graham Shaughnessy in Montreal—served with the Canadian Grenadier Guards during the Second World War. An executive with a Calgary oil company, Shaughnessy was sent to work in London in the early 1980s—and became active in the House of Lords.
“Boy vs. girl” (Cover, May 26) is an excellent analysis of gender relations in today’s world. All the more relevant with golfer Annika Sorenstam’s recent appearance at the Bank of America Colonial tournament in Texas—it seems the old boys’ club is taking a beating.By ROB CHURCHILL
Born: Oct. 5,1965, Quebec City Height: six foot two Weight: 190 lb. Family: Wife, Michele; children Jonathan, 13, Frederick, 11, and Jana, 9 Regular season: ■ 551 victories in 1,029 games over 18 seasons ■ Best was 2001-02, recording a 1.94 goals-against average and a career-high nine shutouts
IN HER PULITZER Prize-winning novel The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton begins with a night at the opera. This is New York society at the onset of the Gilded Age, with the old families trying desperately to resist the tidal wave of robber barons.By BARBARA AMIEL
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