Marcel Prud'homme had the looks of a statesman and charm of a diplomat. He had a love for people and the institution of Parliament and he lived and breathed Parliament all his waking hours.
Former Senator Marcel Prud'homme, pictured in the Reading Room in Centre Block in 2009 at his retirement party from the Senate. Mr. Prud'homme, who recently died in Ottawa, had also been a longtime Liberal MP before Progressive Conservative prime minister Brian Mulroney appointed him to the Senate in 1993. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Marcel Prud’homme was a giant—not only in personal physique, but in parliamentarian.
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