Left for dead on a Winnipeg riverbank. Imprisoned in Guantánamo. Kidnapped by Somali criminals. How horrific personal tragedies drew three suffering Canadians into a close and unlikely friendship.By Amanda Lindhout12 min
Plus the hunt for the oldest stars, Stacy Schiff sets the record straight on the Salem witch trials, the druglord who saved Rio, and a memoir from the McGarriglesBy NANCY MACDONALD, BRIAN BETHUNE, ANNE KINGSTON, TOMAS HACHARD, CHRISTOPHER LOUDON9 min
Your Nov. 2 editorial suggests that Trudeau’s win somehow repudiates the argument that he was just not ready. But winning an election tells us nothing about the winner’s fitness to govern. Anyone can climb to the top of the greasy pole, thanks to a talent for self-pro motion, connections, a complete lack of principles, or just plain luck—and still be spectacularly unqualified for the position, like the horrible bosses we’ve all had to endure in the course of our working lives.
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