December 21, 1998

The Mail 6A1

The Mail

The mistake made by the bankers was to present a solution before establishing a problem in the public’s mind (“How the banks blew it,” Cover, Dec. 7). To Canadians, including thousands of smalland mediumsized businesses, the banks are very big and seem not to lack resources.
TREATS FROM TINSELTOWN 9697
FILM

TREATS FROM TINSELTOWN

Holiday films offer a little something for everybody
A MAN WITH NINE LIVES 3031
WORLD

A MAN WITH NINE LIVES

The local undertakers were standing by ready to claim the body. And Stanley Faulder’s grave had already been dug in a cemetery filled with unmarked crosses and plain white headstones in an unfenced field in Huntsville, Tex. On Thursday, the day the 61-year-old auto mechanic from Jasper, Alta., was due to be executed by lethal injection for a 1975 murder, a four-foot square of sandy red clay lay piled up beside the hole where Faulder would be buried.
Justice under fire 2223
CANADA

Justice under fire

Nova Scotia’s prosecutors’ office attracts controversy
HIGH CRIMES? 2829
World

HIGH CRIMES?

The U.S. Congress weighs four impeachment charges
Shop around the clock 4243
BUSINESS

Shop around the clock

Canadian bookstores duke it out on the Web
A NEW EMBRACE 3839
Business

A NEW EMBRACE

One unchanging quality of The Toronto Sun is its fondness for chest-thumping. Since the self-styled “little paper that grew” was founded in 1971 by former employees of the defunct Toronto Telegram, it has become one of Canada’s most successful newspapers.
BLIGHTED IMAGE 2021
Canada

BLIGHTED IMAGE

It is hard to imagine Jean Chrétien in the role of campus activist. But as a student at Laval University in Quebec City in the 1950s, he was a determined foe of the paternalistic government of Quebec Premier Maurice Duplessis. On one occasion, Chrétien and about 60 of his Laval colleagues headed to the national assembly, but they were stopped outside by the police.
Banking on Martin 4041
BUSINESS

Banking on Martin

Ottawa’s competition watchdog weighs in
Parenting after divorce 8889
Justice

Parenting after divorce

Shared responsibility would replace custody
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