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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

Tim Harper

Tim Harper served three stints in the Parliamentary Press Gallery as reporter, bureau chief, and national affairs columnist with the Toronto Star between 1988 and 2016.

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Tim Harper

Keeping Governments Honest

Ottawa’s press gallery has evolved but its task is unchanged December 2018
Three times, over three different decades, I have been the grateful recipient of the traditional engraved pewter mug marking the end of my time in the Parliamentary Press Gallery, only to be flung back into the fray as if tethered to some 613 area code boomerang. I lived through the era of ashtrays in the Centre Block foyer and the drunken Friday night press club…