It was as if all the railway whistles in the land were turned up full and orchestrated into a single wounded shriek. From the smallest way station to the floor of the House of Commons, thousands of Canadians protested this month’s Via Rail cuts.By David Thomas15 min
There is no money to repair the leaking roof of the University of Manitoba’s antiquated Earth Sciences building. There is no money to replace the 40-year-old microscopes or the 80-year-old set of rock samples; no money for new books; no money to hire enough teaching assistants.By Maridee Winter13 min
Lake together Louise, comprise Sunshine and the most Norquay varied skiing in Canada and their proximity to the motels and après-ski of Banff means skiers have access to a town that is larger and more diversified than most ready-built ski villages.
Football—or soccer, as it is called in North America—is by any measurement the most popular sport in the world. Ingenious in its simplicity, compelling in its intricacy and variety, soccer is played by and before more people in more countries than any game on earth.By Hal Quinn6 min
Your cover article Rich Versus Poor: One Last Chance (Oct. 26) outlines well the problems facing the world’s poor. You show how we, the rich nations, are in part responsible for the poor’s plight and that we must act to solve the gross inequality.
When Iowa Senator Roger Jepsen joined the official American delegation to Moshe Dayan’s funeral, the Israeli Embassy in Washington promptly cabled Jerusalem. The message: arrange for Jepsen to meet Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Defence Minister Ariel Sharon.By Michael Posner5 min
Alpine skiing's ancient cousin, cross-country, has become almost as popular as hockey in Canada. No matter what the downhill lovers tell you, nothing quite compares with the open spaces, rolling hills, untouched forests and the simple quiet found while sliding along on skinny skis.
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