September 14, 1998

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BEST-SELLERS

1. Rainbow Six, Tom Clancy (1) 2. A Widow for One Year, John Irving (3) 3. I Know This Much Is True, Wally Lamb (2) 4. The Eleventh Commandment, Jeffrey Archer (4) 5. Point of Origin, Patricia Cornwell (5) 6. Summer Sisters, Judy Blume (8) 7. Barney's Version,
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Canada

LOST IN THE DEPTHS

The 60 residents of Peggys Cove, N.S., have few lessons to learn when it comes to either nature’s beauty—or its sometimes terrible power. The village, 43 km south of Halifax, is one of the most photographed spots in North America, with a stunningly picturesque harbor that is visited annually by thousands of tourists.
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Columns

Battling the brain drain

Andrew Karolyi has decided to leave Canada—again. For the second time in less than a decade, the Vancouver native has packed his bags and headed to the States. Never mind that he was being compensated to the tune of $120,000 a year at the University of Western Ontario’s Richard Ivey School of Business, or that he and his young family were well ensconced in London, Ont.
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Health MONITOR

The federal government is feuding with doctors over the controversial issue of patient waiting lists. A study paid for by Ottawa concluded that reports of delays in access to medical services are often misleading, and “at worst instruments of misinformation, propaganda and general mischief.”
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Business

Running for cover

Granted, money ain't what it used to be, but in anybody's books $5 billion is still a hefty chunk of change. Give or take a few hundred million, that's how much has disappeared from the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan—the country's largest pension fund—since Canada's stock markets began a steep downturn last April.
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