In much of this troubled world, only blood persuades. War and conflict have an enduringly human face. For all of the technological wonders available to Western militaries, we cannot defeat the man with the knife unless we are willing to take a knife—or gun—into our own hands.
How do you throw a party in the middle of a war? Carefully—and very tactfully, if the party is to mark the 50th birthday of the military alliance whose war-planes are raining death and destruction on the most benighted corner of Europe. Planners of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s half-century summit this week in Washington have been scrambling to find the right tone for the three-day event.By ANDREW PHILLIPS11 min
When the experts on Bay Street want to measure the strength of the country’s economy, they study all sorts of arcane indicators, from the number of housing starts to the pace of industrial production. Colleen Clarke prefers an easier method: the Toronto-based career consultant simply counts the number of people who attend her weekly job-hunting seminars.By ROSS LAVER6 min
Thomas Lundy will not be forgotten by the lifeguards at the University of Toronto Athletic Centre anytime soon. Lundy, 26, an education student, started the first official naturist (nudist) club on campus last September—actually the first approved naturist club at any Canadian university.By TANYA DAVIES6 min
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