October 1, 2012

National

THE SECRET KHADR FILE

MACLEAN'S BACK PAGES

HEY GIRL, IT’S RYAN GOSLING (NOT REALLY)

QUARTERLY HEALTH REPORT

A ticking time bomb

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National

THE SECRET KHADR FILE

Child soldier. Convicted terrorist. Omar Khadr is about to return to Canada, but no one has been able to see his full seven-hour interview at Guantánamo Bay. Until now. By Michael Friscolanti

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MACLEAN'S BACK PAGES

HEY GIRL, IT’S RYAN GOSLING (NOT REALLY)

Add the hunk’s face or name to any online post and watch the clicks multiply

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QUARTERLY HEALTH REPORT

A ticking time bomb

One man’s frank account of how heart problems sent him into a physical and psychological free fall

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International

So much for the Arab Spring

Troubled and fragile. Fraught with dangerous, unstable local politics. A spark can set the region aflame.

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MACLEAN'S BACK PAGES

Horror stories from a gated continent

Plus, shocking wartime conversations, the last words of Christopher Hitchens, the young Jian Ghomeshi, M.G. Vassanji’s new novel and renegade Paul Volcker

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National

WHY I RANT

For Rick Mercer, to rant is to be Canadian. This exclusive rant for Maclean's launches his new book of rants.

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Letters

Your article “Striking gold” (Universities, Sept. 17) is encouraging young engineers to pick mining because it pays well, which is completely the wrong way to go about choosing a profession. As a mining engineering student, I can tell you we take six to eight classes a semester, much of those having labs; many of us spend 30 to 40 hours in class a week, in addition to outside work.
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Interview

On what NHL players want, why they’re underpaid and their message to the fans

FOR HOCKEY FANS, there’s something depressingly familiar about the current battle between the National Hockey League and its players. The lockout, which began at the stroke of midnight on Sept. 15, is the third in the past 18 years, all of them overseen by commissioner Gary Bettman.

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Business

CABIN PRESSURE

As airlines increasingly push extra fees, travellers are getting squeezed, literally

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International

My Middle East

The personal tale of a Maclean's journalist’s experiences in Afghanistan, one month after 9/11

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National

More than just a provincial man

Peter Lougheed not only fought for Alberta, but for a more equitable Constitution for all Canadians

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