February 12, 2001

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ALBERTA BOUND

Business

Chrysler’s Crisis

Canada

Faith, Politics and the NDP

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ALBERTA BOUND

A booming economy is drawing workers from across Canada
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Business

Chrysler’s Crisis

As the auto industry slump ripples through the economy, the German-run manufacturer needs the Big Three’s biggest fix
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Canada

Faith, Politics and the NDP

Saskatchewan’s new premier believes in both God and party

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DREAMS OF RICHES

Robert Reid calls Fort St. John, B.C., home. But he is really one of those restless nomads of the oilpatch. In 47 years in the drilling business, he has gone wherever the action was—Iraq, Pakistan, Bangladesh, the United States, Guyana, Colombia—and has the stories of hardship and derring-do to prove it.
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TALE OF TWO CITIES

Edmonton Mayor Bill Smith is tall and gregarious, quick with a smile and a firm handshake. Since 1995, the 66-year-old Smith, a onetime Edmonton Eskimos halfback, has quarterbacked Alberta’s capital city—taking what looked to be a struggling franchise and turning it into a real contender.
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Canada and the World

A Texan looks south

There’s good news for the hopeful and bad news for the cynical in Canada as the new U.S. President puts his boots up in the Oval Office. The good news is George W. Bush's memory for loyal friends and neighbours is as enduring as the memory of the elephant that is his party’s symbol.
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Canada

THE PRICE OF PEACEKEEPING

Heavy spending in the Balkans is raising difficult questions about what role Canada can afford to play in world affairs
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Canada and the World

Drinking with Immunity

A Russian diplomat’s behaviour results in tragedy
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Columns

Anchor not away

One morning in Manhattan in June, 1998, Kevin Newman sat in his office, feet atop desk, and reflected on where life had taken him. In 1994, he had left the CBC—and Canada— to co-anchor an overnight news program with ABC. He had risen swiftly to become co-host of its Good Morning America show.
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