September 13, 1999

Special Report

Atom's Journey

The Mail

The Mail

Cover

Sweet SEDUCTION

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Special Report

Atom's Journey

Canada’s celebrated director reveals the rite of passage behind his cinematic obsessions
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The Mail

The Mail

I refer to David Mitchell's cover essay about B.C. politics (“A poisonous atmosphere,” Aug. 30). I find it strange that a “political historian” does not appreciate the crucial role played in a functioning democracy by a robust and aggressive Fourth Estate.
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Cover

Sweet SEDUCTION

It’s mid-morning in a quiet hotel restaurant and Diana Krall is having a love affair with an artichoke. One by one, she peels off the leaves and dips them into a small bowl of balsamic vinegar before gently lifting them to her mouth and slowly pulling the tender flesh off with her teeth. It’s a ritual she clearly relishes, washing down each morsel with a sip of chardonnay.
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World

Asia on the Rebound

Digging out from a financial meltdown, the economic tigers of the Far Last are lean, mean and ready for a comeback
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Business

Going E-postal

Canada’s mail service wants to transform itself into a leader of the electronic age
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Canada

Capital Solution

The Onex offer to buy and merge Air Canada with Canadian Airlines has lessened Ottawa’s headaches
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Cover

A Living, Sweinging Legend

Oscar Peterson peers up through the glass ceiling of his sunroom and apologizes for the faint noise coming from a distant jet passing overhead. “Were right in their flight path,” explains Peterson, whose split-level house in Mississauga, Ont., sits due west of Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.
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The Maclean's Excerpt

A grim end to defiance

A weak Crown case against Cree Chief Big Bear, on trial for felony treason in Regina, made no difference to the jurors. They deliberated for 15 minutes before returning with a verdict of guilty. Two weeks later, Judge Hugh Richardson sentenced Big Bear to imprisonment in the penitentiary at Stony Mountain for three years.
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Canada

Bringing back‘The Gaelic’

Once close to extinction, the ancient tongue is on its way to a comeback in Cape Breton
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Columns

A small price to pay

Sometimes we are so busy being consumers that we are in danger of forgetting how to be citizens. It is all too obvious how many locally owned Canadian businesses, large and small, have been forced into oblivion by consumers driving to the latest hot new discount operation.
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