January 11, 1982

COVER

THE EXPANDING UNIVERSE

CANADA

Through 10 glasses darkly

People

The new dynamic duo

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COVER

THE EXPANDING UNIVERSE

Not even the hardiest lichens grow on the windswept summit of Mauna Kea. But the astronomers who brave the Hawaiian peak’s rarefied atmosphere have other vistas on their minds. Drawn by the Canada-France-Hawaii telescope, they come to probe the cosmos.
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CANADA

Through 10 glasses darkly

Before the age of television and the federal-provincial conference, provincial premiers inhabited an obscurity only rarely interrupted by national attention. Now, none is a stranger to the TV makeup lady and the Ottawa press corps—their considerable powers as well as their pretensions on view for all their countrymen.
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People

The new dynamic duo

For eight years, author Stanley Burke and cartoonist Roy Peterson have been collaborating on a series of satiric fables on contemporary life in the great Canadian swamp. Their latest shot at Ottawa, The Birchbark Caper, chronicles the attempts of hero Peter Waterhole to raise a constitutional monument with the help of Mrs. Hatchet and her Bulldogs.
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PROFILE: DAVE THOMAS AND RICK MORANIS

Taking off with the McKenzie brothers

Without their toques, earmuffs, plaid shirts and cold ones, Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas (AKA Bob and Doug McKenzie) don’t exactly stand out in a crowd. Although a parade in their honor recently stopped all traffic on Toronto’s Yonge Street strip, the two unassuming young men passed undetected through the noon-hour shoppers on Bloor Street a few days later.
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DATELINE: SOUTH AFRICA

Independence takes on a cruel twist

There was no malice in the pomp and ceremony of the midnight celebrations last month when Ciskei, a wedge of land about 2,000 square miles in size bounded by the Great Fish River, the Great Kei River and the Indian Ocean, became “independent.”
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LETTERS

According to your article about Canada’s economy (Canada, Dec. 14), Bank of Canada Governor Gerald Bouey “ ... is convinced the economy has entered a crucial phase which might determine the success or failure of his own and the government’s policies.”
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EDUCATION

Foreign students: how high the cost?

When Wole A begoke, 27, left the family farm in Nigeria to study hydrogeology at the University of Waterloo, his father told him, “If you are prepared to suffer to do well, I am happy.” Now, six months away from completing his master’s degree, Wole believes his hard-won expertise may one day mean a reliable water supply for a village like his own.
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JUSTICE

Caught in the censorship quagmire

The scene takes place in Tiberius’ home, a grottolike cavern enclosing a large swimming pool. At the pool’s edge, Tiberius plays host to his grandson, Caligula, fourth emperor of Rome, and to a flock of naked men, women and girls. As Tiberius enters the pool, Caligula cracks a whip, and the girls (Tiberius’ “little fishes”) dive in after him.
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WORLD

Clues that cheat the censor

Pope John Paul II last week became the latest victim of the Polish censor. His New Year’s speech, with its emphasis on the avoidance of nuclear war and the right of Polish workers to their Solidarity union, was hacked apart before transmission on television.
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MEDICINE

New clues to crib deaths

Kathie and Ed Wdowiak were more than elated when their son, Douglas, was born four years ago. For Ed, an engineer, previously widowed, he was a son to join daughters Valerie and Susan. For Kathie, he was a first baby. With Doug a healthy threemonth-old, Kathie returned to work at the Halifax Public Health Department.
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