August 11, 2003

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THE MAIL

THE MAIL

Carol Shields was born in the United States, raised in the United States, won the Pulitzer Prize (only U.S. citizens are eligible for the literature prize), used Canadian references in her writing and was considered a Canadian writer by most Canadians (“Art of the ordinary,” Appreciation, July 28).
A BLOODY ROAD TO PEACE 2425
Iraq

A BLOODY ROAD TO PEACE

Iraqis are demanding that the conquering Americans rebuild their country
WAR AND THE CANADIAN WAY 2829
Sri Lanka

WAR AND THE CANADIAN WAY

ABOUT 64,000 people died in Sri Lanka’s civil war before the small island’s Sinhalese majority and the Tamil Tigers, who were fighting for a separate homeland, finally began peace negotiations in February 2002. The talks are now bogged down over who will control US$4.5 billion in foreign aid pledged to reconstruct the country.
THEY GIVE SHOWS THEIR KICK 5051
Entertainment

THEY GIVE SHOWS THEIR KICK

Canada’s stunt artists are worse for wear—and smiling all the way to the bank
AGING IS AS AGING DOES 4445
Essay

AGING IS AS AGING DOES

Dont expect the baby boomers to slip submissively into old age
‘WE’RE VERY LUCKY TO BE ALIVE’ 4243
Q&A

‘WE’RE VERY LUCKY TO BE ALIVE’

A top travel writer tackles science and concludes It’s a fluke that humans exist
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Cover

MONTREAL

CPR SHOPS
WHEN THE MEDIA LIE 4646a
Column

WHEN THE MEDIA LIE

The BBC failed to come clean about David Kelly, who later committed suicide
IT’S ALL ABOUT THE BABY 5455
Over to You

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE BABY

Did I want Caesarean section? Definitely not Am I happy I had one? Absolutely.
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Column

THE RECOVERY IS NIGH

After two years of bad economic news, there is now scope for optimism
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