Canada Those Irish Eyes Are Smiling Again

After an emotional campaign, Mulroney -- and free trade with the U.S. -- wins a resounding victory

At the hockey arena in the gritty Quebec town of Baie Comeau, lasers flashed and a nine-piece band pumped out noisy dance numbers. Amid the din, 3,000 supporters of the Progressive Conservative Party whooped it up, delighting in one of Canada's most momentous election triumphs -- and waiting for the hometown hero to make his appearance. Then the doors opened, the television lights switched on, and Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, 49, strode in. "Feels great," he said as he shouldered his way across temporary plywood flooring toward a stage set up roughly at center ice, with a huge red-and-white Mapleleaf Flag...

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