September 30, 2013

The perils of being the worst of the best, and how the weak turn adversity to advantage 1415
Interview

The perils of being the worst of the best, and how the weak turn adversity to advantage

RAISED IN ELMIRA, Ont., and currently a high-profile staff writer at The New Yorker, Malcolm Gladwell is also a mega-selling author. Combining graceful writing, his own reporting and academic research, as well as anecdotal evidence, Gladwell’s books connect the dots in startling, often counterintuitive ways to create novel theories of familiar phenomena in The Tipping Point, Blink and Outliers.
Barrister boom and bust 4041
Universities

Barrister boom and bust

With legal fees falling, pay stagnant and jobs for law graduates harder to come by, the question looms: Does Canada need all these lawyers?
A tale of two factories 3233
Business

A tale of two factories

Canadian plants are losing out to new, low-cost locales in the U.S. How manufacturers here are innovating to attract new business.
QUEBEC'S WAR ON RELIGION 1819
National

QUEBEC'S WAR ON RELIGION

By pandering to ethnic nationalism, the PQ is playing a cynical and dangerous game
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Universities

Going pharma-free

After a series of scandals, students are demanding boundaries between drug firms and medical schools
The case of the maid who shot a Massey 7677
MACLEAN'S BACK PAGES

The case of the maid who shot a Massey

Plus how Denmark’s Jews escaped the Nazis; the duchess of Cambridge, her mother and Prince William; and an elegant memoir about leaving things behind
The power of the office 2223
National

The power of the office

Fixing relations with Tory backbenchers is just one of the challenges for the new faces in the PMO
Letters 67

Letters

The underlying dietary issue that is obscured by the gluten-free “craze” (“Gone gluten-free,” Society, Sept. 16) is the unhealthy processed and packaged food, most of it grain-based and thus gluten-based, that we eat in North America.
Mother of all good things 6869
MACLEAN'S BACK PAGES

Mother of all good things

Nigella, Paula: It’s a bad year for the sisterhood, but the original domestic goddess has a plan
Ahead of the curve 6061
Universities

Ahead of the curve

As Western business schools seek to strengthen ties to China, Schulich breaks the mould by targeting India
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