October 5, 2009

WHY BALSILLIE WENT BALLISTIC 4041
Business

WHY BALSILLIE WENT BALLISTIC

RIM's billionaire boss has been shut out of the NHL. Is the league to blame—or is he?
'The hijacker lowered the gun to my heart, and looked into my eyes’ 4849
Crime

'The hijacker lowered the gun to my heart, and looked into my eyes’

A Halifax couple’s harrowing tale aboard CanJet flight 918
HOW OBAMA DIVDED AMERICA 2425
World

HOW OBAMA DIVDED AMERICA

The President’s aggressive policy agenda has reignited partisan politics
‘Seventy per cent of Canadians don’t want an election this fall. The reason: we don’t need it.’ 45
MAIL BAG

‘Seventy per cent of Canadians don’t want an election this fall. The reason: we don’t need it.’

IS DAN BROWN’S newest book really “The most anticipated book in decades,” as you state on your cover? Have you ever heard of Harry Potter? Katie Saunders, Waterloo, Ont. VOTER ANTIPATHY YOUR EDITORIAL “Why we don’t need another election” (From the editor’s desk, Sept. 21) is well-reasoned, timely and consistent with public opinion: a fourth election in five years should be avoided if possible.
Big cat expert Dave Salmoni on living with ‘problem lions,’ rehabilitating them, and how to fend off an attack if one has you in its jaws 1617
INTERVIEW

Big cat expert Dave Salmoni on living with ‘problem lions,’ rehabilitating them, and how to fend off an attack if one has you in its jaws

Q How does a kid from Sarnia, Ont., end up as a largepredator expert? A: Mostly by mistake. Animals were always an interest. I was one of those kids, when I had to give a speech or do a project, it was always about animals. But I grew up in a pretty standard home on a cul-de-sac, not the circus, so I never thought of it as a career.
HOW TO BE FAMOUS WITHOUT DOING ANYTHING 5859
THE BACK PAGES

HOW TO BE FAMOUS WITHOUT DOING ANYTHING

Ashton Kutcher is the first celebrity to realize you don’t need a hit movie or TV show to get noticed
The men who threw egg on Mao 6465
THE BACK PAGES

The men who threw egg on Mao

An exclusive excerpt from a new book by Denise Chong tells a harrowing story
TAKING SIDES 1819
National

TAKING SIDES

Was propping up the Tories the right move for Jack Layton’s NDP?
NEWSMAKERS 89
THIS WEEK

NEWSMAKERS

Neither age nor scandal has slowed the ebullient former B.C. premier Bill Vander Zalm. The Zalm, looking a decade younger than his 75 years, has emerged from obscurity as a potent political force in the fight against B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell’s decision to implement a harmonized sales tax, or HST.
‘The life of the party’ 2021
National

‘The life of the party’

He was an immigrant success, a political star. What happened?
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