October 4, 2004

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RUDE AND RABIDLY PRO-BUSH, FOX NEWS IS AIMING NORTH. IS CANADA READY FOR LOUDMOUTH TV?

THERE IS A RHYTHMIC thrumming deep in my skull, timed to the metronome voice of a newscaster I can’t identify, and broken periodically by the chime of the Fox News Alert bell. The host—John Something, I think—is on again about what is clearly Fox News Channel’s favourite story: the suspect documents CBS aired a few weeks ago, and their potential links to John Kerry’s campaign.
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Books

LIES, SECRETS, CONUNDRUMS

Most characters in Canada’s fall fiction chase the ideal in all the wrong places
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Business

THE MEGAMALL BET

Attention Vegas shoppers! Canada’s Ghermezian brothers have huge plans for you.
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VOICES

THE MAIL

We have been bombarded by journalists, politicians and ordinary Canadians telling us about the inadequacies of our health care system (“Writing a new Rx,” Politics, Sept. 6). I am of a different view: it’s fine. Nurses and doctors are devoted to improving our health, hospitals have the latest equipment and drug companies are constantly turning out new products to combat diseases.
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Politics

THE CALM BEFORE THE STORM

The Liberal party has been almost eerily tranquil. Don’t expect that to last.
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Essay

WHAT ABOUT THE KIDS?

Politicians are failing children, especially those with special needs
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WHO’S WINNING THE NEWS WARS? FOX SQUARES OFF AGAINST CNN

CALL IT WAR. With five weeks remaining before the next U.S. presidential election—and the country so deeply divided that discussing politics in public is something you might want to think twice about if you value your dental work—Republicans and Democrats have entered the Blood-sport phase of their respective campaigns.
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All Business

THE SCANDAL THAT ISN’T

Canada's mutual fund industry reels from a needless crackdown
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Over to You

WHO NEEDS PROVINCES?

Let’s get rid of them. Just think of all the paperwork we’d eliminate, too.
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The Back Page

BERLIN: BOLD AND BROKE

The German city has been rebuilt—and many of the buildings are empty
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