Svend returns

Svend Robinson was given a surprise party in the Parliamentary Restaurant marking 20 years of coming out as Canada’s first gay MP. The bash was organized by NDP House leader Libby Davies and Robinson’s staffer back in 1988, Bill Siksay, who is now an MP himself.

Robinson chats with Paul Godfrey (right) and Liberal environment advisor Boris Romaguer at a climate change conference in Ottawa put on by the International Institute for Sustainable Development.

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