June 27, 2011

National

The making of Jack Layton

International

Another civil war?

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National

The making of Jack Layton

He grew up in Montreal’s Anglo establishment, spending summers at the yacht club. Now he’s the left-wing firebrand remaking Canadian politics. The life and times of the leader of the official Opposition.
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International

Another civil war?

With Western backing, President Hamid Karzai is trying to start peace talks with the Taliban. Many Afghans, though, are saying no to any deal with the extremists.
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Plus, a mordantly funny new novel, the murder of the century, the rise of Ticketmaster, juicy tales of unhinged stars and Susie Moloney’s suburban witches
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Business

HACKER ATTACK

A rash of high-profile thefts reveals just how unsafe the Internet we depend on has become
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Society

Blindsided

Mounting research shows concussion rates are a lot higher in female than male athletes—even in ‘safer’ sports
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Interview

What he thinks of future franchise relocation, the Aaron Rome hit and the culture of the game

Q: Not presuming any outcomes, but what would a Canadian team winning the Stanley Cup after such an extended period of time mean for the game of hockey? A: I think it would be tremendously exciting for fans of the Canucks. But in the final analysis, who wins the Cup isn’t as important as how good the final was—how exciting, how dramatic, how entertaining, how skilful.
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This week

Newsmakers

A 65-year murder mystery solved, Bieber takes a beating, and Danny Williams has got game
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A guide to the glitz, glamour and surreal cinema as Toronto prepares to host India’s Oscars
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International

WHAT’S BLOCKING UP THE PIPELINE?

The proposed U.S. route for oil sands crude is facing intense scrutiny
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Caravaggio’s work took Europe by storm. 400 years later, we still can’t get enough of him.
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