It seemed like a good idea to take William Gibson up the CN Tower. From the virtual-reality arcade in the basement to the space needle's blinking spire, the tower is Toronto's earnest monument to The Future. And people are always asking William Gibson about The Future.By BRIAN D. JOHNSON13 min
For George Taylor, it is a case of déjà vu all over again. The phlegmatic chief executive of John Labatt Ltd. of Toronto is currently embroiled in an increasingly bitter fight to better a $2.3-billion bid from Onex Corp. of Toronto for his brewery and entertainment conglomerate.By ANDREW WILLIS7 min
Every year, some 600 Canadians strive for recognition in the Guinness Book of Records. The would-be record holders face daunting competition from about 10,000 other individualists willing and able to endure mind-numbing marathons, spit a cherry stone 26.96 m or tie six Boy Scout knots in 8.1 seconds.By BARBARA WICKENS6 min
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