Glory of North impresses even reporters
Looking to impress a bunch of hard-nosed, cynical reporters?
Fly them to Iqaluit.
As we arrived with NDP Leader Jack Layton this evening reporters had their noses stuck to the plane's windows taking pictures of the starkly beautiful landscape.
Once on the ground, everyone rushed to get pictures of themselves — in the Arctic.
But we were really here to work, so Layton jumped in a pick-up and we jumped in a school bus and rolled into town for a celebration and feast.
The NDP believes it has a real chance to take the riding of Nunavut, which has been held by the Liberals since 1988.
And, yes, caribou stew was served to the delight of many.
And, yes, pineapples really do cost $12 here.
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