November 17, 1997

JUDICIAL FALLOUT 2021
COVER

JUDICIAL FALLOUT

Do jurors get get enough information to reach the best verdicts?
Church of controversy 3637
World

Church of controversy

Scientologists protest discrimination in Germany
Portraits of diversity 7272a
SPECIAL REPORT

Portraits of diversity

Themantra a about APEC is “diversity." Its 18 members range from the world's two biggest and most sophisticated economies—the United Staes and Japan— to Papua New Guinea, a nation that still includes some people not far removed from the Stone Age.
SHOULD LATIMER GO FREE? 1213
Canada

SHOULD LATIMER GO FREE?

His murder conviction ignites a debate over mercy killing
A new mantra 2828a
CANADA

A new mantra

The Liberals try to green up their image
Opening Notes 1011
Opening Notes

Opening Notes

As a politician, Pam Barrett might have preferred a different kind of publicity. But in this case, the Alberta leader of the New Democrats didn’t have much choice. When word got out that police had charged Barrett’s former live-in partner, Stephen Douglas Edwards, 33, of Edmonton, with assault, Barrett found herself making news as the alleged victim in a domestic assault.
The battle for Ontario's chools 2223
Canada

The battle for Ontario's chools

Teachers pledge to continue their fight against the Tories
Canada NOTES 3435
CANADA

Canada NOTES

Military police released details of the charges against Col. Reno Vanier, former commander of Canadian troops in Haiti. Among them: that he accepted a $2,000 bribe from a travel agency in the form of airline tickets, and filed a fraudulent travel-expense claim.
A summit amid financial turmoil 6465
SPECIAL REPORT

A summit amid financial turmoil

Vancouver hosts the APEC extravaganza
Visions of spending dance in our heads 89
Another View

Visions of spending dance in our heads

The Christmas decorations are already up at the shopping centres, a handy metaphor for the premature visions of sugarplums dancing in some Canadians’ heads as they compile their post-deficit wish lists. What will we get this year, something nice, or more downsizing?
The Nortel job machine 8283
Business

The Nortel job machine

The high-technology giant is scrambling to sign up talent
The voices of history 3839
WORLD

The voices of history

One thing about Richard Nixon: he never disappoints. Even in death, even a quarter century after his political disgrace, he still walks on the dark side of the American imagination. Here he is, in newly released tapes of his private White House conversations, raging against his enemies.
The trillion-dollar man comes calling 9293
The Nation’s Business

The trillion-dollar man comes calling

The international circus officially known as the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, being held in Vancouver at the end of this month, is bound to be dominated by China’s head of state, Jiang Zemin. Representing a quarter of the earth’s population and the fastest-growing economy in world history, he will be the most compelling and the most reviled of the 18 visiting heads of state.
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