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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

Chris Hampton

Chris Hampton has written for the Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star, and the New York Times, among others.

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You’re Joking

True lies in Canadian art March 2020
I have never really been hoaxed. At least, I don’t think so. I suppose there was Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy. And there was the time when my grade 6 teacher told us he had won the lottery and would split his winnings with us. He let that doozy ferment in our ten-year-old brains over morning prayers and “O Canada,” before reminding us it was…