Now that his presidential run in the U.S. is coming to an end, let’s get Bernie Sanders up here to explain why big money needs to get out of politics in Canada as well. He can start his tour in B.C. and hopscotch over to Ontario and Quebec.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, pictured at a town hall meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, in July 2015. Photograph courtesy of Gage Skidmore
OTTAWA—Imagine what Bernie Sanders would think if he had time to read Canadian newspapers.
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