Parade – A Tribute to Remarkable Contemporaries compiles many of the Honourable Jerry S. Grafstein’s greatest speeches and tributes from over three decades in politics and public office. With chapters on renowned Canadian political and cultural figures such as Morley Callaghan, Pierre Elliot Trudeau, Joe Clark, Oscar Peterson and Peter Gzowski, together these tributes offer a rich portrait of individuals that have shaped Canada and the world.
Jerry S. Grafstein is a Canadian lawyer, businessman and former politician, who served in the Senate of Canada from 1984 to 2010. In 2005 he was named one of Canada’s top 100 Public Intellectuals. Jerry lives in Toronto, Canada.