In a wide-ranging, three-part interview with The Real News Network Senior Editor Paul Jay, (www.therealnews.com), Bob Rae, Liberal Foreign Affairs Critic and former Premier of Ontario, discusses the Liberal Party leadership crisis in the waning days of 2008 and his views about his new leader, Michael Ignatieff.
The Hon. Robert (Bob) Rae, Member of Parliament, Lib. Foreign Affairs Critic, Canada
Bob Rae - Bob Rae served as Ontario's 21st Premier, and is currently the Liberal The Hon. Robert (Bob) Rae - Liberal Member of Parliament in Canada for the constituency of Toronto Centre. Rae is the Foreign Affairs Critic, Member of the House of Commons Special Committee on the Canadian Mission in Afghanistan and Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development. He has also been involved in international missions for Canada assisting peace efforts in Africa and South Asia.As a partner at Goodman's, one of Canada's leading international law firms, Rae's clients include major corporations, trade unions, charitable, NGOs, and government organizations. He has extensive experience in negotiation, mediation and arbitration, and speaks and consults widely on issues of public policy.