Marc Garneau Mp

'Ticked Off'

CBC | Posted 07.02.2013 | Canada Politics

Liberal MP Marc Garneau, who was Canada's first astronaut and led the Canadian Space Agency, is "ticked off" that he wasn't invited to Thursday's open...

Why I Left Space for Politics: It's Not Rocket Science

Marc Garneau | Posted 01.29.2013 | Canada Politics
Marc Garneau

2012-11-14-LIBERALBANNER.jpg One aspect of running for political office after being an astronaut is the space jokes. I admit it: I'm fond of them. "Marc Garneau: soft on gravity." "Marc Garneau: not down to Earth." "Marc Garneau: He didn't come back from space for you." (Rest assured, I did.) As I prepared to launch my campaign for the Liberal leadership, people repeatedly asked why, having been fortunate enough to enjoy a career that's taken me around the planet more than a few times, I'd want to risk my reputation on something the media has already written off as a win for someone else? This isn't rocket science.

Funniest Sci-Fi Tweets On Garneau

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.28.2012 | Canada Politics

The race to find the next Liberal leader heated up on Wednesday with Marc Garneau's entry into the fray. The MP for the riding of Westmount-Ville-Mari...

He's In

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.27.2013 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - He may never be known as Flash Garneau, but the latest contender for the helm of the federal Liberals hopes his astronaut credentials will ...