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Brian Mulroney: Son Ben Mulroney on father’s death [Video]

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Ben Mulroney says his father would be happy to see how Canadians have come together in the wake of his death – and how his time in office, both personally and politically, made lives better for people in Canada and around the world.

“Dad would love a day like today,” Ben said of Brian Mulroney, Canada’s 18th prime minister, who died at age 84 on Feb. 29, and who will lie in state Tuesday and Wednesday on Parliament Hill.

Ben Mulroney reflected on his father’s legacy in an interview Tuesday with Vassy Kapelos, host of CTV News Channel’s Power Play.

“I miss his laugh, I miss talking to him on the phone, I miss kissing him right on the forehead,” Ben said, taking a brief pause to gather himself before continuing. “He always had a kind word, he always had a kind word.”

Looking back, Ben says while he’ll miss how his dad loved being the punchline of a …

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