May 9, 2011

Jack’s amazing race 1617
National

Jack’s amazing race

How Layton turned an also-ran NDP party into an organized and aggressive operation on the verge of a historic election showing. By John Geddes.
WHAT DOES CANADA WANT NOW? 2829
National

WHAT DOES CANADA WANT NOW?

An all-party debate tackles the biggest issues of the election
LOOKING GOOD IN GREEN 4849
Environment

LOOKING GOOD IN GREEN

THE GREEN 30 is based on how employees perceive their employer’s environmental efforts. We asked each organization that made the 2011 list, compiled by Aon Hewitt, to highlight some of the key programs and practices that they think earned them high marks.
Is Stephen Harper a hologram? 2021
National

Is Stephen Harper a hologram?

Not only are his speeches exactly the same, he actually stops and sips his water in the same spot every time
ULTIMATE TICKET 5455
Society

ULTIMATE TICKET

How extreme fighting captured a generation—and its money. Jonathon Gatehouse reports.
On searching for aliens, buying pro sports teams, and his two brushes with death 1415
Interview

On searching for aliens, buying pro sports teams, and his two brushes with death

MICROSOFT CO-FOUNDER PAUL ALLEN IN CONVERSATION WITH JASON KIRBY
SPILLING OVER 3435
International

SPILLING OVER

It’s been a year since the BP disaster, and nobody has learned a lesson. Joseph Boyden reports.
A PRICE MUST BE PAID—BUT BY WHOM? 2627
National

A PRICE MUST BE PAID—BUT BY WHOM?

VOTING IS A kind of jury duty, and like the jury system, derives much of its strength from the participants’ lack of specialized knowledge of the subject. A specialist can become jaded, or obsessed with finer points; the public has the benefit of distance.
Newsmakers 1011
This week

Newsmakers

The Donald’s shameful secret, Bill Gates gets a piece of Canadiana, and Alaska’s first official pooper scooper
The sad story of Nim 6263
MACLEAN’S BACK PAGES

The sad story of Nim

An epic experiment with a chimp is just one of many mad scientist tales at this year’s Hot Docs
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