MPs get bookish – Politics & the Pen

At this year’s Politics & the Pen gala, Anna Porter took home the $25 000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for political writing for her book The Ghosts of Europe: Journeys Through Central Europe’s Troubled Past and Uncertain Future. Below, Porter with House Leader John Baird.

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Belinda Stronach and Peter Mansbridge.

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Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff and his wife Zsuzsanna Zsohar.

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Green Leader Elizabeth May and Liberal MP Bob Rae.

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Public Works Minister Rona Ambrose.

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Liberal MP Martha Hall Findlay.

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Minister of State for Seniors Julian Fantino.

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Liberal MP Justin Trudeau.

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Minister of State for Democratic Reform Steven Fletcher.

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Tory MP Maxime Bernier.

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Karen (left) and Jim Prentice (centre).

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(Left to right)  Lean Murray, House of Commons Sergeant-at-Arms  Kevin Vickers and former Conservative MP Jay Hill.

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Maclean’s columnist Paul Wells.

MPs get bookish – Politics & the Pen

  1. It would help a great deal if our MPs READ some books…and I don't mean books about other politicians.

  2. It would help a great deal if our MPs READ some books…and I don't mean books about other politicians.

  3. I am increasingly convinced that John Baird is actually an Kaufmanesque meta-prank being carried on by WIll Ferrell.

    Also, as much as I love Mr Wells, it irks me that despite my being a couple of years younger and not covering Canadian politics for a living, I nevertheless have way more grey hair.

  4. I am increasingly convinced that John Baird is actually an Kaufmanesque meta-prank being carried on by WIll Ferrell.

    Also, as much as I love Mr Wells, it irks me that despite my being a couple of years younger and not covering Canadian politics for a living, I nevertheless have way more grey hair.

    • There's something you can do about gray hair… not saying Paul does or anything.

  5. There's something you can do about gray hair… not saying Paul does or anything.

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