October 7, 2013

International

Power suits her

Society

MILLION DOLLAR BABIES

Business

The housing trap

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International

Power suits her

With a firm economy and weak opponents, the muted Angela Merkel may be Europe’s most powerful leader
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Society

MILLION DOLLAR BABIES

From crushing daycare fees to saving for university, the cost of having kids is reaching astonishing new heights
The housing trap 3435
Business

The housing trap

Efforts to promote home ownership have had troubling and unexpected side effects, distorting the economy and taking an unexpected toll on our minds and bodies
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Business

PETER MUNK’S FINAL PLAY

The founder of struggling Barrick Gold isn’t just fending off a shareholder revolt, he’s fighting for his legacy
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MACLEAN'S BACK PAGES

Arthur Erickson, magnificence and mess

Plus, what Auden can teach us, Delia Ephron on her famous sister, a sequel to The Shining, Vietnam’s Dragon Lady and Eleanor Catton’s Booker-shortlisted novel
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National

Navy blues

Even before it was hit by a series of setbacks, Canada’s Pacific fleet faced questions about its readiness
On losing and loyalty, the attacks from within the Liberals and from without—and last regrets 1415
Interview

On losing and loyalty, the attacks from within the Liberals and from without—and last regrets

MICHAEL IGNATIEFF ENTERED politics and came back to Canada to become prime minister. In Fire and Ashes: Success and Failure in Politics, he recounts his experience as a candidate, MP and leader of the Liberal Party of Canada—the contrivances, the frustrations, the joys—and meditates on the nature of modern politics.
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Letters

Your editorial “Happy, happy, happy—why Quebecers are feeling so good” (From the Editors, Sept. 23) and the picture of smiling models waving the provincial flag could have come from an old Parti Québécois leaflet. Yes, French-speaking Quebecers are happier, but not because they see themselves as increasingly different from the rest of us; rather, they are overcoming their historic inferiority complex.
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National

Stuck in the middle

Trudeau wants to make the next election about helping the vanishing middle class, but some argue there’s nothing that needs fixing
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International

A journey to hell and back

Haunting tales from the deadly attack at the Westgate Mall, where the symbol of Kenya’s economic strength succumbed to the bloody barbarism of terror
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