October 9, 2006

TRADING PLACES 1819
NATIONAL

TRADING PLACES

From rising star to Ottawa Jezebel: Belinda Stronach has slid while former boyfriend Peter MacKay has soared. Their failures and successes speak to the shifts in political mood. But their story also says a lot about how this country deals with political notoriety, particularly when it’s embodied in a woman.
CAN THE BEST MAN WIN? 2829
NATIONAL

CAN THE BEST MAN WIN?

Perennially underestimated, ungainly and bookish, Stéphane Dion has become a key player in the Liberal leadership race
TWO TALES OF A BREAKUP: WHAT REALLY HAPPENED ON THAT FATEFUL NIGHT 2021
NATIONAL

TWO TALES OF A BREAKUP: WHAT REALLY HAPPENED ON THAT FATEFUL NIGHT

BELINDA STRONACH’S breakup with Peter MacKay—and the entire Conservative party—was a turning point in the trajectory of Canadian politics. But just what happened, exactly, on May 16,2005? Two new books, and other sources, present two very different accounts of that fateful night.
'The pink ribbon culture that has grown up around breast cancer promotes a tyranny of cheerfulness’ 1617
INTERVIEW

'The pink ribbon culture that has grown up around breast cancer promotes a tyranny of cheerfulness’

QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR SAMANTHA KING TALKS TO KATE FILLION ABOUT HER CONTROVERSIAL NEW BOOK, ‘PINK RIBBONS, INC.’
‘To call the Non-Aligned Movement anti-Western is journalistic nonsense' 45
MAIL BAG

‘To call the Non-Aligned Movement anti-Western is journalistic nonsense'

WHEN I SAW your cover (“Public life, private tragedy,” Sept. 25), my first impulse was to throw Maclean’s into the recycling box unread. As far as I’m concerned, while she was governor general Adrienne Clarkson betrayed the trust of the Canadian people with her excessive spending.
Sexing up our Trailer Park Boys 7677
THE BACK PAGES

Sexing up our Trailer Park Boys

Ricky, Julian and Bubbles go beyond the tube and learn to live with a Hollywood boob job
Oh God, am I just being neurotic? 8283
THE BACK PAGES

Oh God, am I just being neurotic?

An author with an end-of-the-world tome due out suddenly finds himself panicking
New battlefield, familiar enemy 6061
BUSINESS

New battlefield, familiar enemy

Apple readies to face Microsoft for digital music supremacy
'OTHERS GOT HOUSE ARREST, BUT IT WAS A MARTHA STEWART BUST. THE GUY WITH THE NAME HAD TO DO JAIL TIME.'ߞCOMEDIAN AND POT SMOKER TOMMY CHONG ON GETTING STUNG 7475
NEWSMAKERS

'OTHERS GOT HOUSE ARREST, BUT IT WAS A MARTHA STEWART BUST. THE GUY WITH THE NAME HAD TO DO JAIL TIME.'ߞCOMEDIAN AND POT SMOKER TOMMY CHONG ON GETTING STUNG

In what might be called a sad twist on the Yiddish notion of beshert (predestined), Virginia Senator George Allen revealed his true colours last month. First, he called a Democratic campaign assistant of East Indian background “macaca.”
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BUSINESS

JUNIOR FACES THE BIG TEST

Galen Weston Jr. is now the boss at Loblaws. But is he up to the job?
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