in this year…

NOW Magazine - Anniversary special - - Toronto Symphony Orchestra -

FE­BRU­ARY NOW pro­claims that peace ac­tivism is merg­ing with the ecol­ogy move­ment and that a thou­sand anti-war and eco-friendly flow­ers will bloom. Fatwa is­sued against Sal­man Rushdie by Ay­a­tol­lah Khome­ini has Mus­lims and civil lib­er­tar­i­ans pon­der­ing whether the book should be banned in Toronto. P.W. Botha re­signs from the pres­i­dency of South Africa. MARCH The Exxon Valdez runs aground off the Alaskan coast, spilling 11 mil­lion gal­lons of oil. APRIL The Tianan­men Square stu­dent protests begin. JUNE Supreme Court of On­tario grants in­junc­tion to Mor­gen­taler to stop anti-abor­tion­ists from ha­rass­ing women go­ing to the Har­bord clinic. City coun­cil fi­nally votes to rec­og­nize Les­bian and Gay Pride Day. The de­ci­sion is over­turned. JULY NOW re­ports on new green line by Loblaws, the first ma­jor re­tailer to go green. Pol­lu­tion Probe ex­ec­u­tive direc­tor en­dorses seven prod­ucts, trig­ger­ing a de­bate over whether ecol­o­gists should be in­dus­try watch­dogs or busi­ness con­sul­tants to the green con­sumer move­ment. AU­GUST Crom­bie com­mis­sion on the wa­ter-

front rec­om­mends no ex­pan­sion of Is­land air­port.

SEPTEM­BER Wil­liam McCor­mack be­comes po­lice chief in se­cre­tive se­lec­tion process.


Ber­lin Wall falls.

DE­CEM­BER Marc Lépine kills 14 women at Ecole Polytech­nique in Mon­treal, inspiring the White Rib­bon move­ment.

Toronto vigil to hon­our to 14 women killedin Mon­treal

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