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Paper Rout

Postmedia in the gutter

Past Trauma

Richard Wagamese and an Indigenous literary resurgence

Family Pride

Profiles in gay life

Daniel Poliquin

Daniel Poliquin is a fiction writer, essayist and translator. His latest book was a contribution to Penguin Canada’s series Extraordinary Canadians, a biography of Trudeau’s nemesis René Lévesque, which was nominated for the prestigious Charles Taylor Prize and several others.

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Daniel Poliquin

The Pierre We Hardly Knew

A major new biography sets the record straight on Trudeau's "idle" years January–February 2012
A word to the wise: should you be tempted to enter into a factual argument with Monique and Max Nemni about Pierre Elliott Trudeau’s life and times, make sure you stand on solid ground. Otherwise, they will shame you out of the room, albeit with a smile, because the two are a kind-hearted pair. But you will be toast…