We’re inside Jello, a Montreal club viscous with young Liberals. They’ve gathered this Saturday night in midSeptember for the launch of “iggynation,” a series of grunge-bar events designed to bolster youth delegate support for Michael Ignatieff.By ANNE KINGSTON35 min
Fourteen years isn’t much, even in the life of a youngish country like Canada, but how things have changed. True, in 1992, as now, there was a Conservative federal government, albeit one flying toward certain disaster in uncertain times. Politician and voter alike were lost in the constitutional morass of the Charlottetown accord.By KEN MACQUEEN15 min
Q There were three flu pandemics in the 20th century, the most severe being the one in 1918-19 that killed between 40 million and 100 million people. In The Flu Pandemic and You: A Canadian Guide, you and your co-author, Dr. Colin Lee, write that another pandemic is inevitable, we just don’t know exactly when it will occur.By KATE FILLION8 min
THERE’S NOTHING so exciting in the publishing world as a good scrap over freedom of expression. And so perhaps we shouldn’t have been surprised by Mark Steyn’s article that suggested Indigo was “boycotting” his book (“Anybody out there seen my book,” Books, Nov. 6).
The governor of Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province believes it’s time to turn the former al-Qaeda stronghold in the mountains of Tora Bora into a vacation spot. The remote redoubt is believed to have been the spot from which Osama bin Laden caped after the U.S.-led assault in 2001.
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