Late MP Obhrai demonstrated the good that can still be found in federal politics
Aug. 14, 2019
Deepak Obhrai got into politics for the right reasons, wasn’t misdirected by ambition, spoke truths to power when needed, and departed with a well-earned reputation of decency.
Long-time Conservative MP Deepak Obhrai never appeared to have the capacity to slow down, writes Tim Powers. The Conservative Party ought to always remember his approach and his call for a more open party. The Hill Times file photograph
OTTAWA—One of Canada’s most genuine and likeable political figures, Deepak Obhrai, died Aug. 2 of an aggressive form of liver cancer. He was only 69 and still had so much to offer to his constituents and country.
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