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Comet Hale-Bopp Puts on a Show
Thomas Bopp is a big, broad-shouldered man with a deep voice, a quiet demeanor and a look on his face that suggests he would like to get this experience over quickly. The 47-year-old amateur astronomer from Phoenix, Ariz.
Tories Reveal 1997 Election Platform
Even those people who dislike the Progressive CONSERVATIVES have had to acknowledge something recently: in several ways, the Tories have become leaner - and possibly meaner.
Celtic Music Reels in New Fans
Lamond, best known for Sleepy Maggie - a hit single she performed with fiddler and fellow Cape Bretoner Ashley MacIsaac on his 1995 album, Hi, How Are You Today? - is only one of the latest Celtic acts to receive a major-label release.
WTO Rules Against Canada's Magazine Policy
Donovan Bailey might not seem the most likely witness on behalf of Canadian culture.
OPP Charge Former Bernardo Lawyers
The videotapes were shown only to the jury, but the sound track alone was enough to make even seasoned court veterans cringe.
Vietnam Victim Finds Peace In Canada
Her face is round and smooth and she laughs often. She is a grown woman now, a wife and mother living in a modest apartment in the area of Toronto's east end known as "little" Chinatown.
Hibernia Rig Prepares to Drill
John Cabot could never have imagined anything like this. When the Anglo-Italian explorer arrived at the Grand Banks in 1497, the schools of codfish were so thick, they literally stopped his ships in the water.
O.J. Simpson to Pay Millions
There were 1,811 murders in Los Angeles County in 1994. But for much of the past three years, just two of those killings have rivetted the attention of the American media, the public and legal experts - not to mention the families of the victims.
Intel Unveils New MMX Pentium Chip
In the Information Age, people like 33-year-old Mark Rein are on the cutting edge. Rein is vice-president of Epic MegaGames Inc., a computer game company in Rockville, Md., yet his "office" is actually his home in Schomberg, just north of Toronto.
Warner/Chappell Music Canada Ltd
Warner/Chappell Music Canada Ltd (Chappell & Co Ltd until 1987). Music publishing firm originating with a British firm established in London in 1810 and opened for business 1 Jan 1811. A Canadian branch of Chappell's New York office opened in Toronto in 1912 and closed in 1920.
A classification system acts as an efficient storage mechanism for information about each taxon or group.
McLellan New Justice Minister
Long ago, Anne McLellan learned to accept a daunting task with enthusiasm and a sense of duty. Growing up on her parents' dairy and chicken farm in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley, she helped gather the eggs produced by the family's flock of hens. All 17,000 of them.
India Celebrates 50 Years of Independence
A moment comes which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new, when an age ends and when the soul of a nation, long suppressed, finds utterance. - Jawaharlal Nehru, first prime minister of a free India, on Aug.
Microsoft Rescues Apple
They just have no taste. They dont think of original ideas. - Steven Jobs of Apple Computer Inc. on Bill Gatess Microsoft Corp.
Hong Kong Handover
For once, even the glittering neon splendor of Hong Kong's Nathan Road shopping mecca will be eclipsed.
Driver required to operate robotic rover from 190 million kilometres away. Must be able to negotiate vehicle across rock-strewn martian terrain using commands that take 11 minutes to arrive. Experience with computer games an asset.
Versace's Strange Murder
South Beach, the glitzy, sensual Miami neighborhood where Gianni Versace lived and where he died so suddenly last week, has its own way of doing things.
Fisher Charged in Milgaard Case
For Larry Fisher, being on the move was nothing new. Since his release from prison in 1994, the convicted serial rapist had been hounded out of Dawson Creek, B.C., Calgary and North Battleford, Sask. Last week, Saskatoon joined the list.
Versace's Killer Kills Self
In the end, Andrew Cunanan chose to go out the way he had lived: dramatic, elusive and in control. When he was discovered last week in a houseboat in Miami Beach - just 41 blocks from where he shot Gianni Versace dead and vaulted into instant notoriety - Cunanan did not hesitate.