December 15, 1997

The Mail 44_a

The Mail

I would like to commend Maclean’s for your articles on depression (“Depression,” Cover, Dec. 1). People need to understand that it is not an emotional weakness nor a character flaw. It is a serious and legitimate health concern that affects people, families and organizations profoundly.
PHIPPS, WORD FOR WORD 4243
COVER

PHIPPS, WORD FOR WORD

The Rev. Bill Phipps, moderator of the United Church of Canada, ignited a national debate recently, when he expressed his views on the nature of Jesus, his Resurrection and the afterlife. Last week, Phipps expanded on his views for Maclean’s.
Winnie under fire 2627
World

Winnie under fire

The 'Mother of the Nation' denies she was a killer
IS JESUS REALLY GOD? 4041
COVER

IS JESUS REALLY GOD?

Jesus is the flash point for a religious debate that is currently as hot as hellfire
`Incompetence and neglect' 1415
Canada

`Incompetence and neglect'

The Westray report paints a damning picture
Canada NOTES 2425

Canada NOTES

Crown prosecutors in Victoria announced they will seek to have two teens charged with the second-degree murder of Reena Virk, 14, tried in adult court, where penalties are stiffer. Six other teenagers face charges of aggravated assault. Virk’s battered body was found on Nov. 14.
A fresh start? 2223
Canada

A fresh start?

The First Ministers try for partnership
Peter C. Newman 3839
The Nation’s Business

Peter C. Newman

Pierre Péladeau's plans for a grand funeral
Worried in the woods 3435
Business

Worried in the woods

Tom Stephens, the new boss at forest giant MacMillan Bloedel Ltd. in Vancouver, is one tough guy. Two months into the job, he is already lashing the troops with some gritty remarks about the company’s abysmal performance—it lost $17 million in the first nine months of 1997.
Counting the costs 1213
Canada

Counting the costs

At Golfinn International’s offices in Brampton, Ont., Dave Finn is busily scratching numbers on a notepad, trying to arrive at some reasonably accurate estimate of the damage. “We were losing between $10,000 and $15,000 a day,” says the president of Canada’s only mail-order golf equipment supply business, “so I guess that means the postal strike probably cost us $130,000, maybe $140,000 in lost sales.”
Then we take Berlin s869
The Arts

Then we take Berlin

THE ARTS
Little orphan Emily 6667
Television

Little orphan Emily

A winsome girl lights up a children’s classic
Caught between two worlds 3031
Dateline

Caught between two worlds

The young men sitting around the table in Le Paradis des amis, a modest restaurant in the centre of Port-au-Prince, are no angels. One is a convicted cocaine dealer. Two others were once members of the Crack Down Posse, a gang pushing drugs on the streets of north-end Montreal.
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