- by Jason ShermanJason Sherman Illustration by David Parkins, Updated 15:52, Apr. 13, 2020 | Published 14:45, Nov. 18, 2009This article was published over a year ago. Some information may no longer be current.
20 years ago, I came across a magazine with a striking cover photo of a harbourfront. The headline grabbed my attention: “Inside Paul Martin’s Empire.” He had just become our prime minister, so what better way to educate myself? It turns out the magazine I brought home that day was a copy of the first ever issue of The Walrus.
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