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Canada: A Separatist Split-Up

Sovereignty for Quebec was the rallying cry that helped carry Premier René Levesque and his Parti Québécois to power eight years ago. When Levesque declared...

Canada: Turner Takes Charge

The new leader of Canada's ruling Liberal Party, Toronto Lawyer John Turner, 55, became the nation's 17th Prime Minister last week, succeeding the retiring ...

Canada: The P.M.'s Bottom Line

Although campaigning politicians are obliged to press the flesh, the hands-on policy of Prime Minister John Turner, 55, has many Canadian women up in arms...

Labor Relations: GM Strikes a Deal in Canada

The strike by 36,000 Canadian autoworkers against General Motors started out two weeks ago as only a minor nuisance for the giant automaker, but it soon...

Sport: The Battle of Montreal

An artist loses his title to a brawler in a thriller It was billed, in French-speaking Montreal, as le face a face historique: the historic confrontation, a...

Canada: Turner's Turn

Out front for Trudeau's job Ever since John Turner abruptly resigned as Pierre Trudeau's Finance Minister in 1975 and gave up his seat in Parliament a few...

Sport: The Past Is Always Present

Tradition spurs the Canadiens In Montreal, it isn't springtime until the Canadiens win the Stanley Cup. Let the breezes warm; bid the birds return. In the home...

Sport: A Dynasty Spoils a Miracle

Montreal wins—again—by deflating the gallant Rangers In the National Hockey League, miracles never cease; they just run afoul of the Montreal Canadiens. So it...

Canada: Upset in Ottawa

A new Conservative leader For three days, eight candidates for leadership of Canada's Progressive Conservative Party pressed the flesh and corralled supporters...

CANADA: The Mayor of Montreal

Three years ago Montreal's ex-Mayor Camillien Houde, who had just retired after running the city with all the uproar, fun and profit of a bingo game, was asked...

Art: Halifax Gentleman

In the Nova Scotia Museum of Fine Arts in Halifax, an impressive array of notables assembled one day last week for a special ceremony: the presentation of two...

CANADA: Secession v. Survival

Most Canadians understand that the rupture of their country would be a crime against the history of mankind. —Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau It is more and...

CANADA: Quebec: Not Doomsday, But a Shock

Honking auto convoys coursed through the streets of Montreal last week, blaring a cacophonous chorus of triumph. At the city's temple of ice hockey, the...

Canada: A Pragmatist for the Tories

A new political leader appeared last week on the Canadian national scene. His name is Robert Stanfield, he comes from Nova Scotia, he has a long, fine stone...

INTERNATIONAL: Hitler Touches Wood

Tall, reedy, gentle, devoutly religious and pro-German is Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, Viscount Halifax of Monk Bretton in the West Riding of York, Baron...

Sport: King of the Kings

If the Montreal Canadiens were looking over their shoulders in disbelief last week, they could hardly be blamed. With an undefeated streak stretching through 21...

Religion: Norwood in Nova Scotia

What can a minister believe? A minister can believe in anything that suits him, from the doctrines of Pythagoras to those of Mahomet. What can a minister...

Canada at War: THE PROVINCES: Secession!

At the head of the Great Lakes in Ontario's twin cities, Port Arthur and Fort William (pop. 55,000), the cry of secession was heard last week. The man who...