July 22, 2013

National

How could this happen?

National

RUNAWAY DISASTER

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National

How could this happen?

As intense debate over the rail accident and its ramifications swirls furiously, those who survived remember the first moments, where there was only pure terror.
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National

RUNAWAY DISASTER

How suspect practices and policies helped fuel the Lac-Mégantic crash.
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Society

THE LOST McLUHAN TAPES

A recently discovered interview shows media guru Marshall McLuhan is still topical, even prescient
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6 Letters

Letters

The “99 reasons it’s better to be Canadian” (National, July 8) was not only inspiring but, indeed, educational. May I offer the 100th reason why we in Canada are very fortunate: Canada shares a 5,051km undefended border with the second-best country in the world.
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MACLEAN’S BACK PAGES

Mr. 'Hello, Muddah, Hello, Fadduh’

Plus the myth of progress, a novel based on a famous advertising slogan, why austerity doesn’t work, conversations with Afghans and historical photographs
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Interview

On making Animal House, Melissa McCarthy as the new Belushi—and sex in a Seth Rogen world

CANADIAN PRODUCER-DIRECTOR IVAN Reitman—whose films include Stripes, Ghostbusters and Kindergarten Cop—was the Hollywood godfather for a generation of comedy stars, including Bill Murray, John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd. He made his breakthrough as the producer of National Lampoon’s Animal House
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Gaming the throne

Theyr’e Batman and the Joker—no, Felix and Oscar. What two epic albums say about Kanye West and Jay-Z
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Business

MAXIMUM RIDE

Larry Ellison is under fire for endangering lives with his radical boat choices for the America’s Cup.
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This week

Newsmakers

Andy Murray finds big love in Britain, Charles Saatchi cooks up a new controversy and Apple gets a makeover
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International

NUDGE OF CHARACTER

By applying ‘behavioural economics’ on its taxpayers, the U.K. is on track to save billions
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