Christy Clark: Behind the Smile

Christy Clark: Behind the Smile

by Judi Tyabji

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ISBN-13: 9781772031072
Publisher: Heritage House
Publication date: 05/30/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

Judi Tyabji was born in Calcutta, India, and immigrated to Canada with her family as a young child. In 1991, at the age of twenty-six, she became the youngest BC MLA on record at the time and the first to give birth while in office. She is the author of two previous books, Political Affairs and Daggers Unsheathed: The Political Assassination of Glen Clark. She lives in Powell River with her husband, Gordon Wilson.

Table of Contents

Introduction and Methodology 7

Chapter 1 Om the Book 14

Chapter 2 Young Liberals and True Believers 17

Chapter 3 Christina Joan Clark 22

Chapter 4 A Partner and Politics 37

Chapter 5 Emerging Energy 39

Chapter 6 The 1991 Election 43

Chapter 7 The Basement Years 55

Chapter 8 The Ottawa Years 60

Chapter 9 Returning to the Coast 66

Chapter 10 The Press Gallery 73

Chapter 11 Opposition Magic 77

Chapter 12 Campbell's Cabinet 93

Chapter 13 Bc Rail 108

Chapter 14 Hamish 121

Chapter 15 Re-Entering Politics 134

Chapter 16 Alone in the Crowd 150

Chapter 17 Leadership and Natural Gas 164

Chapter 18 The XX Factor 172

Chapter 19 Driving Home 184

Chapter 20 Setting the Stage 199

Chapter 21 The Machine in Motion 213

Chapter 22 A New Mandate 234

Chapter 23 First Nations Voices 245

Chapter 24 Opportunities 288

Chapter 25 That Wilson, Again 311

Chapter 26 Climate Change 316

Chapter 27 Water, Water Everywhere 328

Chapter 28 A Fulfilling Journey 338

Notes 352

List of Interviews 365

Index 367

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