From Nick Patch of the Canadian Press:
Looking back on 10th anniversary of ‘Canadian Idol’
It was a decade ago this week that “Canadian Idol” debuted, and it was also something of a premiere for host Ben Mulroney.
Then only 27 and better-known to Canadians as the son of a former prime minister rather than a ubiquitous fixture of entertainment news coverage, Mulroney recalls watching the show’s taped premiere at a friend’s place with 10 or so others. Afterward, they hopped in a taxi and headed off to a midtown Toronto sports bar, and they were dropped off a small hike away. Continue reading.