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The Other Side of “Irish Eyes”

Brian Mulroney abroad and at home

The Ramble

Memories from the PMO

Vintage Years

Two political memoirs

Brian Stewart

Brian Stewart is a veteran journalist and former senior correspondent for CBC News who has covered conflicts and crises around the world.

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The Correspondent

Unstoppable Hilary Brown March 2022
In an era when wars are intractable and dispiriting to follow, there are increasing dangers for the relatively small band of foreign correspondents who cover them. The dedication of such reporters can be hard to fathom, as year after year they bear witness in the most violent corners of the globe. Somehow, they override their own fears to function through an unimaginable string of…

When Terror Came to Canada

The response to the FLQ crisis remains controversial five decades later January | February 2019
Early on the morning of October 16, 1970, a Quebec couple much celebrated in arts and political circles awoke to find Montreal police clomping through their house and fast approaching their third-storey bedroom. When poet Gérald Godin leapt from bed and demanded to see their search warrant, the answer was short: “We don’t need a search warrant…