Opinion

Mulroney’s unhelpful advice

If there is one former prime minister who should know the limits of the persuasive powers of a top-down policy consensus, it should be Brian Mulroney. He and his government succeeded twice in securing unanimous provincial support for two successive constitutional accords.

Brian Mulroney recommended that Justin Trudeau personally take charge of the controversial Energy East pipeline file. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By CHANTAL HÉBERT

PUBLISHED : Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 12:00 AM

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