October 5, 1981

Scientific quests on the firing line 44f45
SCIENCE

Scientific quests on the firing line

A pragmatic drive to boost strategic research is theatening the future of free discovery
Fiction’s brightest season 4041
COVER

Fiction’s brightest season

The fall book season celebrates Canadian literature's triumphant coming of age
A man whom whites love to hate 1011
Q&A

A man whom whites love to hate

“It is almost axiomatic in South Africa that what pleases most blacks will automatically displease most whites and vice versa. ”Desmond Tutu did not have himself in mind when he made that observation, but it is most apt for the black Anglican bishop.
Tricky business at the border 1617
DATELINE

Tricky business at the border

Smuggling between Northern Ireland and the Republic is almost a national sport
Trudeau leaves the home fires T421
CANADA

Trudeau leaves the home fires

The travelling salesman had to miss the constitution show back home
PEOPLE 3637
PEOPLE

PEOPLE

"We have a crisis now in film. Everybody wants to do it fast and make money,” laments almond-eyed French-Canadian actress Carole Laure, 31. Since her bright international reputation as a screen star was dulled by the scathing reviews of Fantastica last year at Cannes, Laure has completed a film in France and turned down three other movie offers.
Teach your children well 45
LETTERS

Teach your children well

It is unfortunate that you chose to use such inflammatory rhetoric to describe the school situation in Quebec (The Leaning Tower of Babel, Canada, Sept. 21). You characterize Quebec’s school system as being “rife with political battle” and imply that while for most Canadian pupils the start of school is an optimistic time, for Quebec’s pupils this is not the case.
Policies based on poor excuses 89
PODIUM

Policies based on poor excuses

'Poverty simply isn’t "in ” anymore as a political issue’
Lurking in the Lougheed lair 3435
BUSINESS

Lurking in the Lougheed lair

Alberta waxes wealthy and its premier is pondering the national stage
Anglos get signs of troubled times 2425
CANADA

Anglos get signs of troubled times

Allan Singer’s cluttered Montreal store looks less like a stationery shop than a colonial outpost forgotten in the hinterland after Victoria Regina’s troops had finally lowered the flag. A huge portrait of Queen Elizabeth reigns over disordered piles of paper, and packets of stickers bearing the royal likeness cling to the walls.
A government tired and confused 6465
COLUMN

A government tired and confused

The Liberals wobble on, out of touch and abiding in their arrogance
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