Politics Briefing: Party leaders pay tribute to former prime minister Brian Mulroney in House

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Hello, As Mila Mulroney and Brian Mulroney’s children looked on in the House of Commons today, party leaders paid tribute to the former prime minister, who is to have a state funeral this week. Following a moment of silence, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau led off, saluting Canada’s Progressive Conservative prime minister between 1988 and 1993, for his passion and humility. Mulroney died on Feb. 29. He was 84. “He loved this country with his whole heart and he knew we were capable of great things,” Trudeau told the Commons. “He would shake anyone’s hand with the same level of enthusiasm,...