March 17, 1997


City of Imagination


The fight for TORONTO


Driven by design

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City of Imagination

Before the real city could be seen it had to be imagined, the way rumours and tall tales were a kind of charting....
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The fight for TORONTO

A proposed merger draws cries of outrage from rich and poor, right and left
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Driven by design

Smart styling gives Chrysler a competitive edge
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Stage mother; stage son

Shirley Douglas leans across the couch and, in the involuntary reflex of every mother with her son, flicks a piece of lint off Kiefer Sutherland’s shoulder. It is a simple gesture of both affection and familiarity. And when it happens, Sutherland, in full rhetorical flight about the fates and deals that have led the two of them to The Glass Menagerie and this stark backstage room in an Ottawa theatre, visibly relaxes.
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A nation in chaos

Rebel Albanians seize control in the south to challenge a strongman
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Show Business

A visual feast from the East

Film and TV take off in the Atlantic region
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A new, Black Citizen

The Southam empire unveils its Ottawa showpiece
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The Clinton cash machine

Dick Morris was Bill Clinton’s necessary evil, his devil in a blue suit. When the President was at his political nadir following the Republican sweep of the U.S. Congress in 1994, he called his old friend Morris into the White House to mastermind his comeback.
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Hospitals under the knife

At Wellesley Central Hospital, the mood is grim, as bleak as the future prospects of many of the inner-city patients the venerable Toronto institution serves. Doctors, nurses, staff and a few patients have just finished watching Dr. Duncan Sinclair, chairman of the Ontario Health Services Restructuring Commission, announce on television what is likely to amount to a death sentence for the hospital.
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The Mail

The Mail

Passion for greed
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