February 16, 2009

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INTERVIEW

‘I’ve worked day and night for the Liberal party for three years. The question implies I kind of arranged this transition.'

MICHAEL IGNATIEFF TALKS TO KENNETH WHYTE ABOUT HOW HE GOT TO BE LIBERAL LEADER, THE ECONOMY, TORTURE, AND MACHIAVELLI
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Students grade their universities

Our fourth annual survey finds small schools in the lead, Canada lagging the U.S.—and a big push to improve undergrad education
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WORLD

THE DREAM JOB FROM HELL

The U.S. faces foreign crises everywhere it turns. It's Hillary Clinton’s job to fix them.
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NATIONAL

THE MAKING OF A POLITICIAN

How an unlikely team of newcomers and old Hill hands got behind Michael Ignatieff
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UNIVERSITY REPORT

The 3M Awards: our best teachers

These 10 professors are leading the way, challenging their students—and putting teaching back at the centre of the university
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MAIL BAG

‘Canadians need a leader who can energize the electorate. We need a left-handed dog lover.’

YOUR EXCELLENT photo montage of Barack Obama’s magical inauguration (“Obama,” World, Feb. 2) missed what for me was the most indelible image of the day, which was the recurring scene of dignitaries pausing and paying special homage to [civil rights leader] John Lewis.
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THE BACK PAGES

Save me from Slumdog Millionaire

It’s the sleeper hit of the year with a good chance of winning the Oscar for best picture. JAIME J. WEINMAN is not one of its many fans.
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7 DAYS

OBAMA AND LIMBAUGH FACE OFF, AVRIL CREATES A FASHION DISASTER, DELL GETS SLAPPED DOWN

When one of Simon Cowell’s fellow judges on Britain’s Got Talent compared a contestant to a hamster on a wheel, the famous hitmaker balked. The contestant was nothing like a hamster, Cowell said, and he should know. When he was a boy, he was obsessed with hamsters.
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ENVIRONMENT

SOMETHING FISHY IN B.C.

The latest foe in the war over salmon farms? Rapacious Norwegians.
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HOME

EATING WELL ON $50 A WEEK

A couple who spend $300 a week on food decide to economize
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