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Instead of listening to the “nonsense” of United States President Donald Trump, former Liberal prime minister Jean ChrĂ©tien decided to write his own stories, which eventually became his new book, My Stories, My Times. Writing was difficult at first, Mr. ChrĂ©tien told attendees at his book launch in Ottawa last Thursday, admitting he’s not a writer, but eventually he started to like it. “Rather than watching the nonsense of Trump on TV, I would go to my desk and

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Liberals celebrate 25th anniversary of ChrĂ©tien’s 1993 win at former PM’s book launch, and later at a party

By Emily Haws      

The book, My Stories, My Times, was mostly written by hand, former PM Jean Chrétien told the crowd at his book launch event Oct. 25.

Former Liberal prime minister Jean Chrétien addresses the 300-plus crowd at his book launch event at the Chùteau Laurier on Oct. 25, which also helped mark the 25th anniversary of his 1993 election win, which saw him become prime minister. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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