Plus the life of Joseph P. Kennedy, the Nazis’ culture wars, the private lives of pharaohs, a new novel by Peter Høeg and the killing of Osama bin LadenBy ANNE KINGSTON, JAIME J. WEINMAN, Brian Bethune, Brian Bethune, DAFNA IZENBERG, MICHAEL PETROU9 min
Thanks for your editorial on the “post-familial” world we’re living in (“Are we facing a future without families?” From the editors, Dec. 17). This past summer, a friend of mine had her 10th child, a boy, healthy and surrounded by caring siblings in a house they all help to run.
HE IS CANADA’S foremost rags-to-riches story: a poor Austrian immigrant who built a global auto parts empire through his sweat and determination. But even though Frank Stronach recently stepped down from the board of Magna International, the firm he founded in 1957, he is far from retired.By JONATHON GATEHOUSE7 min
THE OTHER DAY Stephen Harper’s government announced it will support an NDP bill that will require officers of Parliament to be fluent in French and English. “Our support for this bill,” said Industry Minister Christian Paradis, “sends a clear message that the promotion of the two official languages, now more than ever, guides the actions of the federal government.”By PAUL WELLS4 min
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