INTERVIEW

LINDA FRUM January 9 2006

INTERVIEW

LINDA FRUM January 9 2006

A WEEK IN THE LIFE OF ED SCHREYER

7 DAYS

He has the experience and he’s prize beef in terms of visibility for the New Democratic Party; and when former governor general and Manitoba premier Ed Schreyer kicked off his campaign in Selkirk-Interlake, he was greeted with rapturous respect. On turning 70, Schreyer accepted the nomination on Dec. 21, reading sagely fromjohn Kenneth Galbraith in the Selkirk rec centre. “We already have 800 signs up on real properties,” said an assistant, “not just ditch pigs.”