November 29, 2004

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THE WAR BETWEEN TOWN AND COUNTRY

VOICES

THE MAIL

Russia

DOWN AND OUT

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THE WAR BETWEEN TOWN AND COUNTRY

Cottages vs. farms. Malls vs. land. Urban cash vs. rural clout. This is Canada's next culture war
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VOICES

THE MAIL

As a high-school student who entered university in 1994, I remember your first published university rankings. I applauded Maclean’s then as I do now for its thoroughness in providing such a useful tool (“University rankings ’04,” Cover, Nov. 15).
DOWN AND OUT 2425
Russia

DOWN AND OUT

Not everyone is sharing in the new Russia’s riches
CLASS CLOWN 7071
TV

CLASS CLOWN

Filmmaker and obsessive Degrassi fan Kevin Smith brings jay and Silent Bob to the set of the runaway Canadian hit
THE THINKING DOG’S MAN 6061
Life

THE THINKING DOG’S MAN

Stanley Coren, expert on canine cogitation, enters the mind of Bernadette
WONDER LANDS 6869
BOOkS

WONDER LANDS

There’s something to thrill every kid among this season’s Canadian picture books
WITHDRAWAL PAIN 6464a
Health

WITHDRAWAL PAIN

Arthritis sufferers are missing their Vioxx—and, even more, their peace of mind
KIDS, COME BACK! 5859
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KIDS, COME BACK!

Tired of seeing its youth drain away to cities, Kenora, Ont., is selling itself as a town of the future
RAVISHING READS 6667
Books

RAVISHING READS

Maclean's writers and editors showcase some of season’s most alluring volumes
HOT TELEVISION 3031
Technology

HOT TELEVISION

The new wave of online piracy is all about TV—and Hollywood is sending lawyers
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