There was a good crowd of friends and well wishers who turned up for Don Martin's farewell soirée at the Métropolitain. The man of the hour, Don Martin. Don Martin listens to CTV's illustrious Craig Oliver tell some stories. Former Conservative MP Lisa Raitt Former Globe columnist Hugh Winsor and Quebec Senator Dennis Dawson. CBC's parliamentary bureau chief Rob Russo and Vanessa von Finckenstein. Noah Richardson, Sarah Turnbull, and Carissima Mathen. CTV makeup artist Samantha Caldwell and Proof's Greg MacEachern. Canadian Roots Exchange's Max FineDay, Leader's Debates Commission's Jill Clark, and AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde. The Globe's Bill Curry and Reuters' David Ljunggren. La Presse's Joël-Denis Bellavance. Former Liberal MP and funny guy Rodger Cuzner. CTV's parliamentary bureau chief Joyce Napier delivered a speech. Former NDP leader Tom Mulcair and National Post columnist John Ivison.