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Parting Words: Rafe Mair’s Speech at His 80th Birthday Roast

Remembering the man who was the ‘conscience of our province.’

Submitted by Tyee Staff, 10 Oct 2017

 

Rafe Mair – the legendary B.C. politician, broadcaster and advocate – died on Oct. 9. We lost the man who was the “conscience of our province,” writes Tyee founding editor David Beers.

If you’ll miss hearing Mair’s voice and his passion for the environment and British Columbians, here’s a speech delivered by the man himself at his 80th birthday roast in 2011.

Here’s to you, Rafe.

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