April 14, 1997

THE NEW OUTLAWS 4445
COVER

THE NEW OUTLAWS

They sit around a table jammed into a corner at a downtown Toronto bar, five genial, wisecracking young people with big glass es of beer and the long night ahead. They do not look like lawbreakers, although four of the five clearly are-they are smoking cigarettes.
CANADA AND THE WORLD 1213
SPECIAL REPORT

CANADA AND THE WORLD

A new poll finds that Canadians are envied—and happy
TheMail 4S1

TheMail

Your cover story puts the RCMP in a position of ineptitude previously matched only by the Keystone Kops (“Murder mysteries,” March 31). It is appreciated that the combination of ethnic, lingual and gender correctness demanded by their even more inept political masters may be largely responsible.
Death and the maiden 6060a
Films

Death and the maiden

The tale of a necrophile is oddly uplifting
Joy in simple things 5859
Art

Joy in simple things

Nova Scotia pays tribute to an exuberant artist
ELBOWS FLY IN SMOKING WARS 4849
COVER

ELBOWS FLY IN SMOKING WARS

On many an evening, especially when there is a wintry bite in the air, he can be found at the outdoor rink in downtown Toronto's Ramsden Park. It's the hockey that draws him, those pickup games that occur when enough willing bodies gather after work to relax by chasing a puck around the ice.
Ready to roar in Augusta 5253
Sports

Ready to roar in Augusta

Tiger Woods did not look like a legend-in-the-making when he arrived at a pro-am tournament in Orlando, Fla., last month. He looked like any other 21-year-old showing up for work before 8 a.m.—drowsy and a little disoriented. Wiping the sleep from his eyes and stifling a yawn, he introduced himself to the four greying businessmen who were his playing partners in the fund-raising event, and he gave his head a little wake-up shake as the quintet lined up for a group portrait on the first tee.
A crisis of identity 2829
WORLD

A crisis of identity

The rise of racism highlights a growing sense of insecurity
Road to nowhere? 2627
World

Road to nowhere?

Palestinians see hope dimming for a real peace
Who should pay for ESL? 5455
Education

Who should pay for ESL?

The backlash over teaching immigrants English
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