Most Canadians let loose in the world develop a greater appreciation for their own country and are anxious to get home. Coming back from the beauty, the chaos and need of Africa, we passed through London and walked to Trafalgar Square, where we tipped our hats to Canada House, proud symbol of the peace, affluence and generosity to which we were returning.By CHARLES GORDON5 min
When it opened 19 months ago, the Westray coal mining project was a win-win-win proposition—guaranteed funding, a guaranteed market at good prices and guaranteed jobs in the hard-times community of Pictou County, N.S., where the mine is located.By CARL MOLLINS5 min
I’ve always had the suspicion that our economy went off the rails when we made the free trade deal with the wrong country. It should have been with Japan instead of the United States. And the treaty should have had only one paragraph: for every engineer they send us, we send them ten lawyers.By Peter C. Newman4 min
There are some images that never fade. The first embarrassing date. The birth of the firstborn. The first job interview. My first job interview was spent watching Don Cromie, publisher of The Vancouver Sun, sit with his feet up on a desk attempting to flip paper clips into the bowl of a ceiling light.By Allan Fotheringham4 min
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