December 17, 2007

NATIONAL

Why did so many trust this man?

MAIL BAG

MAIL BAG

SOCIETY

WE PAY CASH FOR GOOD BEHAVIOUR

Why did so many trust this man? 2021
NATIONAL

Why did so many trust this man?

How Karlheinz Schreiber charmed—and spooked— politicians in two countries
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MAIL BAG

MAIL BAG

THERE IS NO doubt we have some hard-working, dedicated and selfless MPs like your winner of the second annual Parliamentarian of the Year award (“Bill Blaikie is Canada’s best MP,” National, Dec. 3), but do we need so many of them? We have 308 and counting, with Stephen Harper threatening to add another 22.
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SOCIETY

WE PAY CASH FOR GOOD BEHAVIOUR

New programs pay people to lose weight, wed, take their kid to the doctor. Do they work?
Rockin’ the radio 4243
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Rockin’ the radio

Bob Dylan, Randy Bachman, Alice Cooper and Little Steven are old rock stars on a new mission to save the airwaves
THE NEWSMAKER OF THE YEAR CONRAD BLACK 6667
NEWSMAKERS

THE NEWSMAKER OF THE YEAR CONRAD BLACK

It’s the Sum I can’t get out of my mind. The loot. The money he is supposed to have stolen, is convicted of stealing—it may be as low as US$2.9 million. This is cash, in the form of newspaper “non-compete” payments, that Conrad Black apparently failed to pass along to the shareholders of Hollinger International.
CIBC: THE BANK THAT WOULDN’T GROW 3435
BUSINESS

CIBC: THE BANK THAT WOULDN’T GROW

Gerry McCaughey was hired to fix a mess. But can he learn to be bold?
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WORLD

TRADING FOR VOTES

Where do the Democratic contenders really stand on NAFTA?
Took a lickin' and kept on tickin’ 4647
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Took a lickin' and kept on tickin’

Evel Knievel was the best in the world at crashing to the ground, staggering back up
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NEWSMAKERS

ENTRANCES

Vancouver’s chubby, curly-headed comedian became world famous at the age of 25, starring in the summer hit Knocked Up and cowriting and acting in Superbad— the raunchy cult smash that introduced rail-thin compatriot Michael Cera of Brampton, Ont., who channelled Rogen’s clammy angst to rave reviews.
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WORLD

THE BIG CHILL

Washington is finding it has little leverage with Vladimir Putin’s Russia
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