Parliamentarian of the Year awards: Baird is the best, Bob is the best orator

Text and photos by Mitchel Raphael

The fourth annual Parliamentarians of the Year awards saw Transport Minister John Baird take the top prize at a special reception in 200 West Block. The other winners were NDP MP Peter Stoffer for Most Collegial, Tory MP Ted Menzies for Hardest Working, Bloc leader Gilles Duceppe for Most Knowledgeable, Bloc MP Robert Bouchard for Best Represents His Constituents, Tory MP Kelly Block for Rising Star and Liberal MP Bob Rae for Best Orator.

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