December 11, 2006

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WORLD

GENOCIDE IN SLOW MOTION

Sudanese-backed janjaweed are escalating a racist conflict beyond Darfur into nearby Chad. Does the West care enough to stop it?
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MAIL BAG

AS A LONG-TIME SUBSCRIBER, I believe your story about our declining country (“How to Fix Canada,” Cover, Nov. 27) was a timely and lucid enumeration of the dangers we face if we don’t soon wake up to our shortcomings. I am a senior and I am still working in a productive job in our nation’s capital.
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EDUCATION

FAST TIMES AT MICROSOFT HIGH

Can corporate expertise save the American public school system?
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INTERVIEW

Q: This all began two weeks ago, when you encountered a l6-year-old intruder in your basement. You punched him numerous times, pinned him to the ground, then held him there until police arrived. Now authorities in Burlington, Ont., are investigating whether you deserve to be criminally charged for using excessive force.
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NATIONAL

A SYMBOL SOLUTION

Maybe wading through that minefield was a good idea. Maybe we’ll never have to do it again.
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NEWSMAKERS

Dianne Haskett’s by-election bid for the federal Ontario riding of London North Centre was remarkably quiet, perhaps too quiet. She avoided talking with the national media—at one point disappearing into a kitchen rather than take questions.
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NATIONAL

HARPER AND THE N-WORD

How a Meech opponent could decide to declare the Québécois a nation
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WORLD

How to really get along with the U.S.

Allan Gotlieb reveals his strategy for getting Washington to listen
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THE BACK PAGES

BIG LIPS SINK SHIPS

Among the many other over-the-top elements in CTV’s 'Shades of Black' is Lara Flynn Boyle’s prominent mouth
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CAPITAL DIARY

MITCHEL RAPHAEL ON STEPHEN HARPER’S KNOWLEDGE GAP AND LIBERAL HAIR BETS

The Maclean’s Parliamentarian of the Year party cost several Liberals money. Montreal MP Marlene Jennings said members of her caucus bet that Treasury Board President John Baird wore a hair-piece. At the party, which was held at the National Gallery, Jennings yanked the Tory’s tresses, only to see they were all his own.
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