The cover showing Justin Trudeau, head bowed, holding a handkerchief and a red rose, was very moving (“After the tears,” Cover, Oct. 16). The young Trudeau did grip us as he eulogized his father, even if his words seemed at times a little too rehearsed and theatrical.
Ready, set, noool Elsie: tells Libs, ‘don't have a cow! Tobin: doesn’t look as good now! Auditor general: he causes a row! Paul: it’s time for a bow! Elsie Wayne: Did the Tories’ most feisty MP spurn Libs’ offer of a patronage appointment, or was she spurned herself? Either way, New Brunswick icon will run for re-election. You go, girl! Brian Tobin: Yesterday's theory: he’s PM-in-waiting.By Julian Beltrame5 min
There is no chance whatsoever of “peace” in the Middle East. I've been writing this for more than 20 years and nothing ever changes. The Jews have given up land for peace, destroyed their settlements in the Sinai for it and dragged protesting Jews out of their homes for peace.By Barbara Amiel4 min
For the first five years of his tenure as prime minister, Jean Chrétien was terrifically well served by Peter Donolo, the whip-smart, pun-loving and thoroughly decent guy who was, by almost everyone’s reckoning, the most effective communications adviser to any PM in decades.By Anthony Wilson-Smith4 min
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