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Keegstra's Conviction Confirmed
This article was originally published in Maclean’s magazine on March 11, 1996. Partner content is not updated."Moles only come out in the dark when no one is watching. Jews only do their deeds when no one is watching. A mole when mad, will strike back and have no mercy when disturbed. Jews strike at any time and have NO mercy." That excerpt from an examination answer penned by an Eckville, Alta.
Canada and the United States have a unique relationship. Two sovereign states, occupying the bulk of North America and sharing the world's longest undefended border, each reliant on the other for trade, continental security and prosperity. Despite radically different beginnings, as well as a history of war, conflict and cultural suspicion, the two countries stand as a modern example of inter-dependence and co-operation.
House of Lords Reform
This article was originally published in Maclean’s magazine on November 22, 1999. Partner content is not updated.By the Queen's Robing Room inside the Palace of Westminster, there is a small, sedate chamber they call the Norman Porch. It is populated entirely with busts of past luminaries of the House of Lords, each of whom has served as British prime minister.
Stornoway is the official residence of Canada’s federal leader of the Opposition. It is located at 541 Acacia Ave
in the village of Rockcliffe Park in Ottawa. Purchased in 1950 by a private trust, Stornoway has been owned by the Government
of Canada since 1970 and managed by the National Capital Commission since 1986.
Leader of the Opposition
In Canada, the leader of the Opposition is the leader of the largest political party sitting in opposition to the federal government (in other words, the party with the second-largest number of seats in the House of Commons). The formal title is “Leader of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition.” This title reflects the Westminster system of government found in many Commonwealth countries whose political roots can be traced to the United Kingdom.
Latimer Convicted, Again
This article was originally published in Maclean’s magazine on November 17, 1997. Partner content is not updated.Robert Latimer watches in detached amusement as a kitten plays with his shoelaces. It is the day after a second jury has found him guilty of second-degree murder, and he is relaxing with half a dozen relatives on the deck in front of his modest farmhouse in Wilkie, Sask.
Fetal Rights Issue Raised
This article was originally published in Maclean’s magazine on August 19, 1996. Partner content is not updated.When Venus Carter realized she was pregnant with her fourth child, she knew it was time to confront her 15-year addiction to crack cocaine. Her three other children, although physically unharmed by her habit, had already been removed from her Toronto home by children's aid officials.
Killer Stalking Edmonton Prostitutes
This article was originally published in Maclean’s magazine on May 23, 2005. Partner content is not updated.KATHY KING sat in the living room of her middle-class EDMONTON home last week, reliving yet again the horror of losing a daughter to a serial killer, or killers, stalking the city's street prostitutes.
Sexual Harassment on Police Force
This article was originally published in Maclean’s magazine on April 10, 1995. Partner content is not updated.For Alice Clark, joining the RCMP in 1980 was the fulfilment of a teenage dream. Two years later, the Hamilton native was posted to the 60-member detachment at Red Deer, Alta., where, at first, the men she worked with were welcoming and helpful. Then, she was transferred to city traffic duty.
Martin's 1995 Budget
This article was originally published in Maclean’s magazine on March 13, 1995. Partner content is not updated.A few minutes before Finance Minister Paul Martin was to deliver his budget speech in the House of Commons last week, he and Prime Minister Jean Chrétien met in Chrétien's second-floor office on Parliament Hill along with Martin's wife, Sheila, and Aline Chrétien.
RCMP Raid BC Premier's House
This article was originally published in Maclean’s magazine on March 15, 1999. Partner content is not updated.B.C. Premier Glen Clark lives in a modest, shingled home on Anzio Drive on Vancouver's east side, near the Burnaby boundary. Last Tuesday night, his wife, Dale, a public school teacher, was home as usual with the couple's two young children, Reid and Layne. Around 7 p.m.
Faint Hope: Background
This article was originally published in Maclean’s magazine on August 18, 1997. Partner content is not updated.Danny Homers calm, detached tone belies the fact that he is talking about the murder that put him behind bars for life. The prisoner, now 38, explains that he was a teenager living in Regina in January, 1977, when he killed Ira McDonald, a 23-year-old partner in crime.
Girls Kill Teenage Schoolmate
This article was originally published in Maclean’s magazine on December 8, 1997. Partner content is not updated.The waterfront park where Reena Virk was viciously beaten and left to drown looks like a Canadian dream: clumps of trees dot one shore, while attractive middle-class homes line the opposite bank.
Teacher-Student Couple Embrace Notoriety
This article was originally published in Maclean’s magazine on May 19, 2003. Partner content is not updated.FIRST, the disgraced teacher caught our attention with a sensational new book. Heather Ingram - convicted three years ago of sexually exploiting a minor after her affair with a teen she taught in high school in Sechelt, B.C.