November 12, 2007

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BUSINESS

Living up to Izzy: How dad's dreams are still the Aspers' biggest problem

THERE’S A SIGN sitting on the desk in Leonard Asper’s Winnipeg office that reads, “Quiet: World Domination in Progress.” The joke is obvious to those who know the unassuming 43-year-old president and CEO of CanWest Global Communications.
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NATIONAL

LAST LETTERS FROM KANDAHAR

'If you are reading this, I'm sorry, but I will not be coming back home.'
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NATIONAL

EXIT DATE: 20??

Afghans need security, but that’s slow in coming. How long will our soldiers really have to stay in their country?
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WORLD

COULD THE NEXT PRESIDENT BE EVEN SCARIER?

Think the world will be safer with George Bush gone? Think again.
'They couldn't feel a pulse. I was lying glassy-eyed, unblinking. They poked me in the eye and there was no response.’ 1415
INTERVIEW

'They couldn't feel a pulse. I was lying glassy-eyed, unblinking. They poked me in the eye and there was no response.’

AUSTRALIAN CLIMBER LINCOLN HALL TALKS TO BRIAN D. JOHNSON ABOUT HALLUCINATIONS, ANGRY SHERPAS AND BEING LEFT FOR DEAD ON EVEREST
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MAIL BAG

MAIL BAG

ANNE KINGSTON presents an interesting look into new family forms, as seen by author Cate Cochran. (“Upstairs mom, downstairs dad,” Home, Oct. 29). Cochran’s book Reconcilable Differences features ad hoc families with such arrangements as one divorced parent on the main floor and the other upstairs, with their children sandwiched in between them.
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THE BACK PAGES

THE TABS: NO MEN ALLOWED

Why do the gossip rags only feature women when there are so many stories of male stars behaving badly?
'ME AND MY SURFBOARD, WE NEVER DID ANYONE ANY HARM. THE SURFBOARD IS MAGICAL' —BRAZILIAN SURFER JIHAD KHODR ON CRITISM OVER THE CONTROVERSIAL NAME OF HIS BOARD 5455
NEWSMAKERS

'ME AND MY SURFBOARD, WE NEVER DID ANYONE ANY HARM. THE SURFBOARD IS MAGICAL' —BRAZILIAN SURFER JIHAD KHODR ON CRITISM OVER THE CONTROVERSIAL NAME OF HIS BOARD

Being president of Indonesia is about more than just kissing babies and reviewing military parades—it’s a stressful job. So when he needs to relax, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono expresses himself through the magic of song. My Longing For You is a CD released this week featuring 10 of the former general’s compositions, many of which were written to relieve the tedium of being stuck on an airplane, flying from summit to summit.
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COLUMNS

Thank Harper for an era of gangster separatism

When the final edition of the Book of Canada is written, in some distant future, 2007 might well be remembered as the year that the country even pretending to be a proper federation and began functioning along principles more akin to organized crime.
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7 DAYS

Good news/Bad news

On Monday, the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader was warmly welcomed by Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Parliament Hill, much to the chagrin of Chinese officials who called the meeting a “gross interference” in China’s internal affairs, and accused Harper of “disgusting behaviour.”
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