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Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper delivers remarks at the Trinidad and Tobago Canadian Community Reception in Toronto on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper delivers remarks at the Trinidad and Tobago Canadian Community Reception in Toronto on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
(Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press)

Editor’s letter: Harper courts Caribbeans with a fresh image – and a joke

Robert Deluce is one of the country’s better salesmen. He helped convince Torontonians to turn their island airport into a passenger hub. And against strong odds, he has established Porter Airlines as a serious challenger to Air Canada and WestJet.

Mr. Deluce is now giving his biggest selling pitch yet, to win approval for jets to land at the tiny island airport, and he visited our editorial board on Wednesday to make the case.