February 25, 2013

The Canadian who could be the next pope 5051
Society

The Canadian who could be the next pope

Cardinal Marc Ouellet is forceful, passionate and uncompromising. He may just be what the papal voters are looking for.
THE WOMAN BEHIND AN OLYMPIC WAR 2425
National

THE WOMAN BEHIND AN OLYMPIC WAR

Jonathon Gatehouse on Laura Robinson’s battle against John Furlong
The dangers of older dads 5859
Society

The dangers of older dads

Older moms get the blame for genetic defects in offspring. Turns out aging dads may be an even bigger problem.
THE DEADBEAT BUNCH 1617
National

THE DEADBEAT BUNCH

Failure to reign in spending and make tough budget choices puts the provinces on course for a European-style debt crisis
WHAT REALLY HAPPENED 3435
International

WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

A retired U.S. diplomat rescued from Iran, Mark Lijek writes about the movie Argo and the real heroes of 1979
A heartbreaking book on Haiti 7475
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A heartbreaking book on Haiti

Plus when exactly Western civilization was horn, how a hunch of moronic teens got rich playing online poker, and the very strange world of Antarctica
The innovation crisis 4243
Business

The innovation crisis

Caught trying to mimic the latest hot product, the world’s richest and most powerful tech firms can’t seem to dream up anything genuinely new
On taking risks, bombing, and who he thinks is funnier—Canadians or Americans 1415
Interview

On taking risks, bombing, and who he thinks is funnier—Canadians or Americans

MARTIN SHORT, 62, is popping up everywhere these days, from hosting Saturday Night Live’s Christmas show to pitching Lay’s potato chips in a Super Bowl ad. A profile in Vanity Fair canonized the veteran of SCTV and SNL as “Hollywood’s most beloved comedian.”
Letters 67

Letters

The article outlining the economic misfortunes set to befall Canadians if pipelines aren’t constructed soon to connect bitumen to outside markets was informative in many ways (Oil sands bust, Business, Feb. ll). Only half the story was told, however.
Mr. Success’s encore 6869
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Mr. Success’s encore

Is an Oscar hosting gig Seth MacFarlane’s stepping stone to onscreen superstardom?
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