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.
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.By JANE O’HARA7 min
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.
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.By JENNIFER HUNTER5 min
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