Laurier: an extraordinary Canadian
La Presse editor-in-chief Andre Pratte has written a new biography of Wilfred Laurier, part of Penguin's Extraordinary Canadians series.
Born in the tiny Laurentian hamlet of St. Lin, Laurier was Canada's first bilingual Prime Minister.
A passionate orator in both languages, his political strategy was to seek compromise.
Andre Pratte gives us some more background on this extraordinary, and he believes overlooked, Canadian.