I want to commend you on your recent series of timely articles on extended fisheries jurisdiction. However, I must point out two inaccuracies which detract from the quality of the articles. In Mostly From Bad To Worse (January 10) you identify Howard Cole as an Armed Forces Officer.
It was an opening fraught with false starts. The rookie Parti Québécois Speaker, Clement Richard, almost adjourned the new session of the Quebec National Assembly by mistake in his first sentence, and his mix-up in terminology had to be corrected by PQ House Leader Robert Burns.By JULIANNE LABRECHE8 min
“I don’t intend to be just a rose in my husband’s lapel,” Margaret Trudeau said once. In six years of marriage she has kept strenuously to her promise—never more so than in her high-profile visits earlier this month to two intimate Toronto performances by Britain’s raunchy Rolling Stones, followed by a New York jaunt to the ballet (Mikhail Baryshnikov) and to a famous photographic studio (Richard Avedon).By David Cobb7 min
It was a stunning reversal. After trailing the Conservatives for a full year in the influential Gallup polls, the Liberals were suddenly ahead. In early February, even before Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau’s triumphant visit to Washington, the poll showed the Liberals favored by 41% of the voters and the Conservatives by 37%.By IAN URQUHART7 min
“There are people who still yearn for what is romantically known as the far-off, haunting wail of a steam whistle. We Westerners who have heard it will never forget the sound of that whistle, but today it is only something for the older generations, the poets and the writers.
Soon now, oil from Alaska will begin to move by tanker down Canada’s west coast, enormously increasing the probabilities of a disastrous oil spill. The oil will move despite the fact that there has, as yet, been no satisfactory answer to two crucial questions: what the hell are the Americans going to do with the stuff when they get it, and what will happen when a calamitous spill occurs?By Walter Stewart5 min
Architecture has a way of revealing the personality of the inmates. If the structure is such an icon as a legislative building, an entire province is unfrocked. Could anything be more illustrative of Ontario than that squat, bulbous remnant of some pharaoh’s palace, done in railroad red, that sits on University Avenue and is known as Queen’s Park?By Allan Fotheringham5 min
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