‘We’re finding our way’: MP Gord Brown’s widow reflects on year that changed her whole life
By Samantha Wright AllenApr. 17, 2019
Claudine Courtois is planning a May 2 reception to mark the first anniversary of his death, saying she’s touched by Hill community support.
Claudine Courtois sits in her office on Parliament Hill with a photo of her late husband, Conservative MP Gord Brown, framed on her desk behind her. Mr. Brown died of a heart attack in his office on May 2, 2018. He was 57. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The morning Gord Brown died, he woke up early to play his first hockey game in months, kissing his wife, Claudine Courtois, goodbye like he did each day before starting his work as a Conservative MP.
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