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This week’s column: an open letter to Messrs. Trudeau and Morneau

Dear Messrs. Trudeau and Morneau: So, small businesses. Almost twelve years ago, I started one.  It was quite a thing. Before that, I’d been special assistant to Jean Chretien on the Hill.  I’d been a partner at a Bay Street law firm.  I’d been a vice-president at a Vancouver ad agency.  I’d been a reporter […]
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