March 24, 2008

The most dangerous cities in Canada 3839
Crime

The most dangerous cities in Canada

The call from Victoria police dispatch comes about 11 p.m.: woman with a weapon threatening staff at Gorge Road Hospital. Acting Sgt. Peter Lane responds along with a second police vehicle, roof lights ablaze. Dispatch provides further details; Lane heaves a sigh and eases off the accelerator.
Taking back the neighbourhood 4243
CRIME

Taking back the neighbourhood

From the front lines of Winnipeg’s all-out assault on crime
MAIL BAG 45
MAIL BAG

MAIL BAG

CHARLES GILLIS’S ARTICLE about the alleged reduction in world food supply (“Why your grocery bill is about to hurt,” March 10) honours the long line of Malthusian predictions in its alarmism. Sorry, but it’s wrong. According to UN data, food availability has improved dramatically over the past four decades.
‘It's as shocking to have a former KGB official running Russia as it would be to have a former SS colonel running Germany’ 1617
INTERVIEW

‘It's as shocking to have a former KGB official running Russia as it would be to have a former SS colonel running Germany’

RUSSIA EXPERT EDWARD LUCAS TALKS TO CHARLIE GILLIS ABOUT AUTHORITARIANISM, THE NEW COLD WAR, AND POLONIUM THREATS
Tim’s takes on America 3233
BUSINESS

Tim’s takes on America

Tim Hortons bestrides the Canadian market like a colossus. But investors are still waiting for the U.S. invasion to begin
South Park grows up 5253
THE BACK PAGES

South Park grows up

Its creators can now barely watch the show that made them rich
I have an idea for you, Cronenberg 5657
THE BACK PAGES

I have an idea for you, Cronenberg

Canada’s artists simply expect government subsidies—otherwise, they cry censorship
THE QUIET MAN AND THE UPROAR 1819
NATIONAL

THE QUIET MAN AND THE UPROAR

Ian Brodie, Harper’s top aide, may yet survive the NAFTA fracas. It helps that he’s indispensible.
Seeking justice amid the chaos 2829
WORLD

Seeking justice amid the chaos

Pakistan’s courts still don’t work, and a big case remains untried
FIGHTING TO SERVE 2021
NATIONAL

FIGHTING TO SERVE

The military is still searching for a strategy for those unfit to fight
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