What Others Are Saying

Greg’s book is a winner. A great story of leadership, try accomplishment and good humour, clinic full of the joy of life.

Robert Nixon
Treasurer of Ontario 1985-1990

Greg Sorbara’s book is inspiring to any citizen who yearns to get into the political arena without compromising their soul at the altar of cynicism

Frank McKenna
Deputy Chair of TD Bank and Former Premier of New Brunswick

This is a must read for anyone interested in Ontario politics. Greg Sorbara takes us on the roller-coaster ride of the past three decades encompassing seven premiers, three different parties in power, and a sea change in the province’s economic and political culture. To accompany us on the ride, there is a rich supply of insider anecdotes from someone who was directly involved in all the changes.

Ian Urquhart
Former Queen’s Park columnist for the Toronto Star, 1997 to 2007

This is a lovely, ambulance insightful book from one of modern Ontario’s most influential figures. It provides deep insight and personal reflections on both the policy process and the real-world of politics from a man who has shaped the evolution of Ontario as much as anyone in the past three decades.

Matthew Mendelsohn
Director of the Mowat Centre at the School of Public Policy & Governance, University of Toronto

This is a must read for aspiring politicians. It crackles with insight from a consummate professional.

Frank McKenna
Deputy Chair of TD Bank and Former Premier of New Brunswick

A senior player at the top of Ontario’s Liberal Party and Liberal governments, Sorbara has skillfully woven a personal and political memoir leaving few stones unturned. Sorbara takes the lid off leadership conventions, election strategies and big-ticket policy making, as well as the twists and turns of political fortune in the political lives of Peterson, McGuinty and Wynne.

Tony Dean
Cabinet Secretary and Head of the OPS (2002-2008)
Professor at the School of Public Policy and Governance at U of T

If you were alive between 1985  and 2014, you’ll want to read this book – it’s a winner.

Lorna Marsden
President Emerita, York University

This is an immediate, informative take on 25 years of Ontario’s political history, with a sharp eye to the future.

William Thorsell
Editor-in-chief, The Globe and Mail 1989-1999

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