Lougheed Helped Save Canada's Democracy
Green, Sid, Winnipeg Free Press
I knew the late Peter Lougheed. As a matter of fact I can truthfully name-drop and say I had something more than a remote relationship with the late distinguished former premier of Alberta.
The last time I saw Lougheed was in the early 2000s at the Butchart Gardens Restaurant on Vancouver Island. I was being hosted at a birthday dinner by my daughter and son-in-law. By sheer coincidence, Lougheed and his party were at an adjacent table and my hosts were visibly impressed when he recognized me and gave me a warm greeting.
We spent more than a few minutes recalling old times. I had attended several federal-provincial conferences where he had been present, and we did get to …
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Publication information: Article title: Lougheed Helped Save Canada's Democracy. Contributors: Green, Sid - Author. Newspaper title: Winnipeg Free Press. Publication date: September 18, 2012. Page number: A6. © F.P. Canadian Newspapers Limited Partnership Jun 21, 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.