January 23, 2006

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NATIONAL

THE RUNNING MATE

Breaking Ottawa’s best-kept secret: An exclusive interview with Sheila Martin
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MAIL BAG

I have just read the article on the film Munich (“The Spielberg massacre,” Cover, Jan. 9) and I must completely agree with George Jonas’s analysis that Steven Spielberg’s interpretation is a “fable of moral equivalence.” Having read Vengeance, Jonas’s book about the slaughter of 11 Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympic village in 1972 and the subsequent murder of terrorist organizers in Europe, seen the original movie based on the book, and having now seen Munich, I must agree that the latter is a great movie but a poor interpretation of the actual events.
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WORLD

THE SCARIEST MAN ON EARTH

Meet Iran’s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who wants nuclear weapons and for Israel to be moved to Alaska. And did we mention that thing about his divine aura?
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INTERVIEW

Q:Why seasoned woman, why not older woman, mature woman? Well, because those words are freighted with the phobia against aging, and I think boomers are particularly susceptible to that. They have a phobia about aging? Oh, yeah. Definitely.
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PAINT THE TOWN ORANGE

As paintball makes the transition to a televised spectator sport, a team from Montreal is trying its luck in the big leagues. Photographs by Roger Lemoyne.
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NATIONAL

A PANIC ATTACK?

The Liberals always planned negative ads to tear down Harper. But they may have waited too long.
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7 DAYS

Foreign Minister Pierre Pettigrew, campaigning for re-election in Montreal’s Papineau riding, took time out from door knocking to work on policy regarding Haiti and Iran. Then he met voters at a mosque on Rue Bellerive and zipped over to the Peerless Clothing factory on Blvd Pie IX to glad-hand employees.
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NATIONAL

Nobody loves Canada

The parties’ lack of vision may reflect a broader dearth of nationalistic fire
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It’s like a classical pianist at the burlesque

Intellectual colossus Michael Ignatieff downsizes himself to Liberal talking points
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BUSINESS

Stronach, betting and babes

Canada’s autoparts heir aims to bring horse race betting to the masses
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