March 15, 1999

Bill Gates BESIEGED 3031
Business

Bill Gates BESIEGED

He built it, and they came. They came by the thousands last week, aragtag army of pastyfaced computer geeks in sandals and T-shirts, streaming into the San Jose Convention Center in California’s Silicon Valley to honour the 29-year-old hacker from Helsinki who might just be the one to dethrone Bill Gates.
FIFTY YEARS OF CONFEDERATION 1819
Cananda

FIFTY YEARS OF CONFEDERATION

After a half-century as a province Newfoundland is on the cusp of change
The Mail 44a
The Mail

The Mail

In your cover story “The mother load” (March 1), Danielle Crittenden, author of What Our Mothers Didn’t Tell Us: Why Happiness Eludes the Modern Woman seems to forget about half the parenting population. What about the father load and the lament of generations past and present regarding the dads who are always working and neglecting their families?
The perils of CBC 4647
Media

The perils of CBC

Labour strife threatens the future of the corporation
CLARK'S CRISIS 1415
Canada

CLARK'S CRISIS

The RCMP raids the British Columbia premier’s home
STILL MOURNING AFTER FIVE DECADES 2223
SPECIAL REPORT

STILL MOURNING AFTER FIVE DECADES

If St. John’s has a grande dame, it may well be Grace Sparkes, a tiny, 91-year-old former schoolteacher with a laugh as gentle as wind chimes in a light breeze. Her position within the province’s Tory establishment is such that any time the party convenes she is invited to attend as a guest of honour.
Play therapy 6263
Theatre

Play therapy

Toronto theatres defeat cutbacks and closures
The fighting bishop 4445
Profile

The fighting bishop

Roman Catholic Bishop Frederick Henry heard the call of God from a very early age. His mother, Noreen, can recall a three-year-old Frederick sitting near the front of the church in London, Ont., and pointing to the priest. “When I grow up,” he told his parents, “I’m going to be one of those guys.”
TELLING HER STORY 2627
World

TELLING HER STORY

Lewinsky’s laments may hurt prosecutor Ken Starr
Criminal clowning 6060a
FILM

Criminal clowning

Two comedies take the mickey out of the Mob
March 81999 March 221999