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Around Town: Metro, Mulroney host dreamy dinner for Ottawa influencers

Ottawa Citizen - ‎20 hours ago‎
From left, Mary Ng, director of appointments to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, with Metro ambassador Jessica Mulroney and Katie Telford, chief of staff to Trudeau, at an intimate Winterlude dinner hosted by Canadian food retailer Metro at the Canadian ...

Conservatives will never move forward until they face up to their past (subscription) - ‎15 hours ago‎
Brian Mulroney stood up for human rights in South Africa and stared down apartheid. Jean Chretien kept us out of a ghastly war that was sold on fake intelligence reports by megalomaniacs.
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Rebecca Blaikie, NDP President, Thinks Mulcair Needs 70 Per Cent Support To Stay On As Leader

Huffington Post Canada - ‎19 hours ago‎
He called a leadership convention, hoping to renew his mandate, but he lost the contest to Brian Mulroney. In 2005, former Parti Québécois leader Bernard Landry quit the helm of his party after obtaining 76 per cent.

Remembering Tom Sutherland

The Bay Observer - Providing a Fresh Perspective for Hamilton and Burlington - ‎2 hours ago‎
Ironically Sutherland, a staunch Liberal, sat in the chair normally reserved for Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, the party's chief rival!

McGuinty Defends Gas Plant Defendants at Book Signing

The Bay Observer - Providing a Fresh Perspective for Hamilton and Burlington - ‎3 hours ago‎
McGuinty said Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau held 23 meetings with the Premiers, Brian Mulroney 14 and Jean Chretien seven. But Harper hosted just two.

24 SusSEX: A building that might well blush

Ottawa Magazine - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
The romantic lives of later Progressive Conservative tenants at 24 Sussex are more decorous, though both Joe Clark and Brian Mulroney were no slouches when it came to wooing much younger wives. In 1972, Joe Clark was a 33-year-old rookie MP from ...

Trade deals haven't benefited Canadians

Prince George Citizen - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
When the Conservatives of Brian Mulroney brought in the first trade agreement with the United States, it was touted as a great agreement that would allow Canadian companies unfettered access south of the 49th.
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Whatever happens with the ISIS mission now, Trudeau will wear it (subscription) - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Actually, deploying CF-18s to combat missions is what Canada has been “all about” since Operation Desert Storm in 1991, when Brian Mulroney sent 24 CF-18s to help liberate Kuwait in the first Gulf War. Stephen Harper sent seven CF-18s to help coalition ...
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Maple Leafs finished last in 1985 and took Wendel Clark No. 1 overall

Toronto Star - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
At the 57th Academy Awards, “Amadeus” won as best movie. And Best Actress winner Sally Field learned we “really” liked her.

This article first appeared in the December 2015 issue of Life in Québec Magazine.

Life in Quebec - ‎2 hours ago‎
Although there is still no guarantee the city will get its NHL team, all the requirements up until now have been met, and an official negotiator - none other than former prime minister Brian Mulroney - has been assigned to argue Québec's case. Leaving ...
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Trudeau's ISIS policy gets an assist from Obama—and Harper - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Compare that with the effort the notorious Ritz Bar dilettante Brian Mulroney mustered a generation earlier when Saddam Hussein had invaded Kuwait: 24 CF-18 fighters and a force of nearly 2,000 soldiers, stationed in the Gulf theatre on two destroyers ...
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Kelly McParland: Alberta conservatives have no room at the ranch for Preston Manning

National Post - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
... of disaffection with the growing doctrinal mushiness of the PC party in the latter days of its 43-year rein as Alberta's government, just as Reform was meant as a return to “true Conservatism” from the glad-handing hucksterism of Brian Mulroney's ...

Egan: From swine to pearls, Bearbrook's Walter Henn was self-made man

Ottawa Citizen - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
He later went on a trade mission to Moscow with prime minister Brian Mulroney in 1989. Coburn said many have forgotten the tourist magnet the Henn family created at Bearbrook.
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Free Press Head Start for Wednesday, Feb. 10

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
2, 1990: The Winnipeg Free Press reported that Ed Agnew, who was opposed to the proposed Goods and Services Tax and planned to protest it at a dinner for Prime Minister Brian Mulroney in Brandon, was not allowed to attend; money he had spent on 96 ...

Top Candidates For Tory Leadership Could Lie Outside Politics

Huffington Post Canada - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
As for possible dynasties-in-the-making, look no further than Caroline Mulroney Lapham, who has been touted by Toronto Sun columnist Christina Blizzard as the Tories' heir apparent.

Creating wealth is good for the environment

Toronto Sun - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
In 1989 the Conservative government of Brian Mulroney implemented the Pulp and Paper Effluent Regulations which mandated the installation of waste water treatment plants (I managed one in a previous life) at pulp and paper mills.

Pierre Trudeau expanded deficit spending

Times Colonist - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
I couldn't agree more with the letter-writer; however, I do disagree with his opinion that Brian Mulroney created the problem during his tenure as prime minister.

Should Canada support Gulf monarchies?

Radio Canada International - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
On the one side of the debate are people like Paul Heinbecker, a former Canadian ambassador to the United Nations and chief foreign policy advisor to former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, who says we should not be selling arms to a regime with the ...

Cabinet's eyes, ears still attending House committees, despite Libs' promise for independence

Hill Times (subscription) - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
In 1985, under prime minister Brian Mulroney, parliamentary secretaries were prohibited from belonging to the House's standing committees.

Top 45 posh people in peril movies

Den Of Geek - ‎11 hours ago‎
She and hubby Elliott (Dermot Mulroney) move in next door to the Martin family's lake house. Teenage Doug (Nick Jonas) develops an inevitable crush on his new neighbour and to his delight the two start a torrid affair.