When Monique Filteau applied for a job with the Quebec government in 1971, she was asked whether she would rather work for a man or a woman. “I immediately said a man,” says Filteau. “I thought a woman who had managed to become an administrator must have been a slave driver.By MARY NEMETH13 min
On a drizzly morning before a day of door-knocking, Sheila Copps is talking about the way women are changing politics. The MP from Hamilton East and deputy leader of the Liberal Party of Canada argues that Kim Campbell has used her sex to distance herself from the deeply unpopular Brian Mulroney—but that old Tory policies are still Tory policies.By BRUCE WALLACE11 min
He is the sphinx of Hollywood stars. Robert De Niro, perhaps the most respected actor of his generation, is famous for not revealing himself—for filling interviews with long pauses punctuated by stillborn phrases. It was, however, a different De Niro who showed up in Toronto recently for the Festival of Festivals.By Brian D. Johnson4 min
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