January 18, 1999

COVER

WHAT'S HOT FOR '99

World

SOLEMN DUTY

Media

Not so Good Morning

WHAT'S HOT FOR '99 4243
COVER

WHAT'S HOT FOR '99

Peering into the future, Maclean’s tracks the trends that will mark the closing months of the millennium
SOLEMN DUTY 2627
World

SOLEMN DUTY

An edgy U.S. Senate opens the trial of Bill Clinton
Not so Good Morning 5657
Media

Not so Good Morning

As the clock wound down on a Good Morning America broadcast last week, co-host Kevin Newman was promoting highlights for the ABC network show the next day. One was an interview with a former host of the program who now anchors occasional specials for ABC.
A WEB OF GOLD 3233
Business

A WEB OF GOLD

Internet retail is in a frenzy, but will the bubble burst?
Sorry, wrong planet 4041
Technology

Sorry, wrong planet

Satellite phones are linking the corners of the globe at a cost that is sky high
CATCHING UP 1617
Canada

CATCHING UP

Sierra Wireless Inc. is a cool company. Launched just six years ago by three high-tech entrepreneurs, the Richmond, B.C., firm quickly established itself as a leading manufacturer of equipment for linking up portable computers to the Internet over cellular telephone networks.
Montreal's burning issue 1819
Canada

Montreal's burning issue

Vandalism marks the city’s simmering contract dispute with firefighters
Lloyd Axworthy: a profile in stubbornness 1011
Column

Lloyd Axworthy: a profile in stubbornness

He is consistently wrong. No self-respecting rat in a Skinner maze would keep on pressing the same lever.
Corporate leaders also should face the music 3839
The Nation’s Business

Corporate leaders also should face the music

With the bank mergers off, there is no excuse left to keep the CIBC’s CEO, Al Flood, in his palatial Bay Street office
When things go right 2829
Washington

When things go right

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. The familiar words are those of Charles Dickens, describing the London and Paris of 1775 in A Tale of Two Cities. But they apply equally well to end-of-the-millennium America. The “worst” part is easy—too easy.
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