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18
Mar
When Elmer MacKay got going down the road

When Elmer MacKay got going down the road

 At the time of this dispatch an influential figure on the Nova Scotia political landscape is in the Intensive Care Unit of the Halifax Infirmary after suffering a heart attack. 
 That said, a brief look back at the political career of Elmer MacKay, 81, doesn’t seem inappropriate. 
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17
Mar
When Elmer MacKay got going down the road

When Elmer MacKay got going down the road

At the time of this dispatch an influential figure on the Nova Scotia political landscape is in the Intensive Care Unit of the Halifax Infirmary after suffering a heart attack. 
 That said, a brief look back at the political career of Elmer MacKay, 81, doesn’t seem inappropriate. 
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17
Mar
The Year of the Tory Pig Dog Near Extinction

The Year of the Tory Pig Dog Near Extinction

 The second Brian Mulroney majority in 1988, as difficult as this may sound to believe, was a harbinger of things to come. That being the near extinction of the federal PC Party in the disastrous 1993 general election. 
 Elmer MacKay, for example, lost a remarkable two-thirds of his majority in Central Nova in ’88. 
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17
Mar
Resign? Kiss my whatever...

Resign? Kiss my whatever...

We’ve established the fact that as Solicitor General of Canada, if Elmer MacKay couldn’t find a good controversy he could certainly create one. 
But this was no pushover country bumpkin. 
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17
Mar
Planes, tanks & German garden gnomes

Planes, tanks & German garden gnomes

The elephant in the room when it comes to Elmer MacKay’s political life was his intriguing relationship with Canadian-German influence peddler Karlheinz Schreiber, Airbus, Thyssen Industries, etc., etc. 
This is where the aforementioned “intrigue” part of politics comes into play. 
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