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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

Bruce Livesey

Bruce Livesey is a Toronto-based investigative journalist and author of Thieves of Bay Street: How Banks, Brokerages and the Wealthy Steal Billions a Year from Canadians, published by Random House in 2012.

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On the Run

An American swindler and his ill-starred escape to Canada. October 2015
For a few brief months during 1920, Charles Ponzi dazzled investors in Boston with an investment scheme that promised unheard-of returns. No one, of course, realized that all he was doing was simply paying old ­investors money derived from new investors. Instead of actually putting the cash to work, investors were unwittingly getting their own money returned to…