The death of the Leech Lake accord might one day be seen as the equivalent of Canada’s political civil war—with the forces of disunity winning (“The day that changed Canada,” Canada/Cover, June 19). The Canadian political climate has changed.
The NHL season is finally over—but on the Internet, hockey talk continues. “The playoffs were kinda boring,” says Brady Bjornson. “Now, things get interesting as we move into trading season.” Bjornson and Cory Harrower, both 14-year-old Winnipeggers, started Puckfans.com last summer—focusing on NHL rumours—because, Bjornson says, “we were tired of cutting lawns.”By Mary Janigan5 min
In the underrated newspaper comic strip Betty, the family is watching television, and Betty is saying: “Each culture finds ways to acquire wealth. Conquest, trade, thrift, innovation.” From the TV come the words “Final answer?” and Betty says: “I believe ours is the first to rely on trivia.”By Charles Gordon4 min
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