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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

Hugh Winsor

Hugh Winsor is a veteran member of the Parliamentary Press Gallery who wrote a political column in the Globe and Mail for several years out of both Ottawa and Queen’s Park in Toronto. He was also a national correspondent for CBC Televison’s The Journal.

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Hugh Winsor

Shadow Cabinet

Bill Graham’s gothic tale of privilege and politics July-August 2016
When one of Canada’s most prominent citizens, who has been a distinguished law professor, an early advocate for gay and lesbian rights, a senior minister in the federal cabinet, leader of Her Majesty’s loyal opposition, philanthropist and the chancellor of one of the country’s most prestigious universities, begins his autobiography with a declaration that he does not know where he was…

Golden Boys

Two emeriti tell tales from the old school of political journalism December 2011
Some journalists write history, or at least the first draft thereof; some journalists change history through the strength of their reporting; some journalists do neither but have a good time nibbling around the edges and are often amusing in the process. Most journalists who rise to prominence in their fields do live interesting lives, deal with interesting and often powerful…