January 11, 1999

Business

OVERCAST IN ’99

Broadcasting

CBC at a crossroads

THE OBESITY EPIDEMIC 5455
COVER

THE OBESITY EPIDEMIC

About half of all adult Canadians are overweight or obese—and the bill for treating the resulting diseases comes to an estimated $15 billion a year
OVERCAST IN ’99 3637
Business

OVERCAST IN ’99

Business leaders forecast a year of sluggish growth and slow recovery
CBC at a crossroads 6869
Broadcasting

CBC at a crossroads

Perrin Beatty is wired for sound—and anything else he can summon up on the computer hardware surrounding him. In his fifth-floor office at CBC headquarters in west-end Ottawa, the 48-year-old president of the public broadcaster has just finished listening to a CBC radio program in Halifax which he has downloaded from the Internet.
DISHING OUT RUDENESS 4445
SPECIAL REPORT

DISHING OUT RUDENESS

Complaints abound as customers are ignored, berated
The view from Sussex Drive 2021
CANADA

The view from Sussex Drive

Jean Chrétien discusses his role in APEC, the future of the monarchy-and Brian Mulroney
The Mail 67
The Mail

The Mail

I was very pleased that Dr. John Butt, the chief medical examiner for Nova Scotia, was included in your 1998 Honour Roll (Cover, Dec. 21). I am from Nova Scotia, near Peggys Cove, and I must say that he and his team did an outstanding job after the crash of Swissair Flight 111, considering the situation.
CLINTON FACESA TRIAL 2829
World

CLINTON FACESA TRIAL

The President will fight the charges to the bitter end
Farewell to Asia's last colony 3233
WORLD

Farewell to Asia's last colony

Portuguese for 442 years, Macau prepares for Chinese rule
EXTREME ACTS 6061
COVER

EXTREME ACTS

Drastic shortcuts to slimness carry their own risks
A national player? 2223
CANADA

A national player?

B.C.’s savvy labour leader eyes Bob White’s job
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