September 8, 2003

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Liberia

'THE WORST PLACE ON EARTH'

ALEXANDRE TRUDEAU finds little hope for peace amid the havoc wreaked on this tortured African country
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Cover

FACES OF THE FUTURE

Canada’s leaders-inwaiting are already contributing to the world they’re primed to inherit
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Business

DIAMONDS WITH AN EDGE

Canadian stones are transforming the industry,
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Cover

MAKING THEIR MARK

Canada’s under-30s know what they want and have the spirit and the smarts to make it happen
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THE MAIL

THE MAIL

The time is long past when each province, county and municipality can play its own tune to suit its own parochial interests in power management (“Unplugged,” Cover, Aug. 25). If we are to have an efficient power system, politicians will have to act like statesmen, for a change, to make sure that every electricity grid and transmission system is compatible and state of the art.
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Disaster

INFERNAL FIRE

For many British Columbians, the summer of ’03 will be burned in memory
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Essay

CONFESSIONS OF A CRITIC

Opinions forged in the heat of a film festival sometimes can’t be trusted
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Books

A PLACE IN THE HEART

John Bemrose’s debut novel captures the essence of his hometown in one man’s story
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Column

OBEY THE GOLDEN RULE

Recent higher gold prices are a good sign, not a new excuse for gloom
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Over to You

MY QUARTER-LIFE CRISIS

I wanted to succeed. But I had to admit that I was a 25-year-old underachiever.
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