May 1, 2006

PRIVATE MEDICAL CARE IN CANADA 3031
HEALTH

PRIVATE MEDICAL CARE IN CANADA

Private medical providers are rapidly expanding their services across the country, but even the industry’s own advocacy group lacks definitive numbers on the size and scope of the private health care sector, The new world of for-profit medical service has been crying out for a consumer guide to what’s available, what it costs, who’s offering it, and how to pay for it. Here it is: a Canadian first.
‘Smaller families can make fathers more disconnected, because demands are not as great. Mom can handle one child.' 1617
INTERVIEW

‘Smaller families can make fathers more disconnected, because demands are not as great. Mom can handle one child.'

STEPHAN POULTER, CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST, AUTHOR OF THE FATHER FACTOR AND DAD TO A 12-YEAR-OLD GIRL,
BASEBALL’S RODNEY KING? 5455
SPORTS

BASEBALL’S RODNEY KING?

As the fans boo Barry Bonds, some players see racism at work
You think I’m joking? 5859
THE BACK PAGES

You think I’m joking?

His deadpan turn as cluedout cop Frank Drebin made the Naked Gun movies. And his first comedic film, Airplane!, still defines the spoof genre today. But is Leslie Nielsen actually funny?
Celebrate tolerance, or you’re dead 6263
THE BACK PAGES

Celebrate tolerance, or you’re dead

Oriana Fallaci writes magnificent screeds, hoping Europe will save itself. Good luck.
A WEEK IN THE LIFE OF KARL ROVE 1213
7 DAYS

A WEEK IN THE LIFE OF KARL ROVE

For the first time in 16 years of enjoying power as George W. Bush’s political architect, the White House deputy chief of staff suffered a voltage reduction. He was relieved of his job of developing domestic policy, but was allowed to keep a role in political strategy.
‘Men don’t want to marry bitchy women. Men want sex and they’ll do anything to get it.’ 67
MAIL BAG

‘Men don’t want to marry bitchy women. Men want sex and they’ll do anything to get it.’

SO DOCTORS DISCRIMINATE against people who are overweight, especially for hip and knee replacements (“Overeaters, smokers and drinkers, the doctor won’t see you now,” Health, April 24). Does it occur to them that fat people may have been perfectly acceptable until they had to wait two or three years for a joint replacement that would allow them to participate in their normal exercise regime?
HEY—THAT’S MY WIFE YOU’RE WRITING ABOUT 2627
WORLD

HEY—THAT’S MY WIFE YOU’RE WRITING ABOUT

A crackdown on the media signals a new and repressive shift in President Yoweri Museveni’s Uganda
IT'S A GREAT BIG WORLD 2021
NATIONAL

IT'S A GREAT BIG WORLD

...and the Tories are taking advantage of it, Foreign policy didn’t figure much in their platform, but they're somehow racking up early successes. Is it luck or design?
Talks softly, carries big stick 2223
NATIONAL

Talks softly, carries big stick

Montreal Mayor Gérard Tremblay is an honest nerd—and the city union’s worst enemy
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