August 6, 2007

INTERVIEW 1819

INTERVIEW

Q It’s hard to imagine a book titled Lawyers Gone Bad: Money, Sex and Madness in Canada’s Legal Profession (Penguin) is going to be popular with your colleagues. Why did you write it? A: I know lawyers are going to say, “Come on, he’s talking about 15 or 20 members of a profession that has 90,000.”
Could we be on the brink of solving the world’s poverty crisis? 3031
WORLD

Could we be on the brink of solving the world’s poverty crisis?

UN goals are in reach, and growth is higher than ever
NATO IS GETTING JITTERY 3435
WORLD

NATO IS GETTING JITTERY

The thought of Canada and the Netherlands leaving Afghanistan is cause for concern
WORTH WAITING FOR? 2223
NATIONAL

WORTH WAITING FOR?

Canada’s immigration backlog is punishing the skilled workers we need most
ON THIN ICE 5253
THE BACK PAGES

ON THIN ICE

A new film about a polar bear and a walrus facing global warming treads a slippery line between fact and fantasy
MAIL BAG 45

MAIL BAG

HOW REFRESHING and reassuring to finally read mainstream press extolling the virtue of remaining in Afghanistan because we are making “remarkable progress” (“Winning in Afghanistan,” National, July 23). I applaud Maclean’s for providing balanced coverage of Canada’s successful efforts to rebuild this country and eliminate the very real threat to not only Afghanistan, but also our security here at home.
WHY CAN’T I BUY THAT HERE? 4243
BUSINESS

WHY CAN’T I BUY THAT HERE?

We love to spend—so why aren’t U.S. brands rushing to Canada?
Curse of the Recurring Character 5657
THE BACK PAGES

Curse of the Recurring Character

Will J.K. Rowling be able to resist bringing Harry, Hermione and Ron together again?
TAKE A CHILL PILL 2627
NATIONAL

TAKE A CHILL PILL

The mayor’s latest plan to fix Vancouver’s drug problem draws fire
Common cause, at a distance 3839
WORLD

Common cause, at a distance

Supporting the U.S. yet acting independently is a tricky act for Canada
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