Ottawa

Looking back and forward

Michael Ignatieff sits for year-end interviews with the Globe, Canadian Press, Star, Sun, Postmedia, CTV and CBC. The most interesting bit might’ve resulted from a question submitted by Globe readers.

A Liberal government would launch federally-funded clinical trials of a controversial new treatment for multiple sclerosis, Michael Ignatieff said Thursday in his year-end interview with The Globe and Mail … “The question is: why can’t Canadians get a shot at getting at something that might have a therapeutic benefit?” he asked. “We say yes to that. Let’s get these trial thoroughly conducted. The federal government should take leadership here.”

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