Spotlight: A legendary Liberal says goodbye

After 14 years in the Senate, David Smith ends a Parliamentary career that began a half-century ago. ‘I’m going to slow down,’ says the veteran backroomer.

Best known as the brains behind Jean Chrétien’s electoral trifecta, David Smith is packing up a more than 50-year political career in the Liberal backrooms and as an MP, Cabinet minsiter and Senator. P&I Photograph by Jake Wright

By CHRISTOPHER GULY

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:05 AM

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