December 27, 2004

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Religion

PIETY AND P ROFITS

On a pilgrimage to Mecca, ADNAN R. KHAN encounters forces vying for his soul—and wallet
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2004 IN REVIEW

POWER BROKERS

Who’s who in Paul Martin’s minority Liberal government? JOHN GEDDES reports on the insiders, managers and activists who have the Prime Minister’s ear.
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Film

TINSEL AND CELLULOID

The fare this holiday season ranges from mythic China to vintage Hollywood to the corporate guillotine
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2004 IN REVIEW

OF SEX, SNACKS AND GRAPES

We’d like to get busy between periods of Hockey Night in Canada, writes JONATHON GATEHOUSE, and we pick Pierre Trudeau as our top Canadian
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Refugees

CHILDREN OF WAR

Not enough help is available for a wave of especially troubled young arrivals, writes CYNTHIA REYNOLDS
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2004 IN REVIEW

‘WE’VE HIT OUR STRIDE

The PM tells JOHN GEDDES about his trips, his trials and his most touching moments
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Letter

THE MAIL

I am so proud of the citizens of Ukraine who have finally risen up to fight for their rights and speak up for democracy, honesty in government and an end to the old style of corruption (“Rise up, Ukraine,” Cover, Dec. 13). I get a lump in my throat watching the crowds braving the cold and singing the Ukrainian anthem.
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HEALTH NOTES

Olga Logvynenko saw an opportunity to change, and perhaps even save, her life. The retired Edmonton schoolteacher caught a recruitment ad on TV for a study on how exercise helps prevent breast cancer. Researchers wanted women, aged 50 to 74, who had no previous cancer diagnosis and led sedentary lives.
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Column

A WONDER OF THE WORLD

The Canada Pension Plan is uniquely successful and a model for the U.S.
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All Business

NO HOCKEY? NO PROBLEM.

You may miss the NHL, but the economy will do Just fine without it
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