Remembering Stuart McLean: Canada's storyteller

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Photo: Bruce J. Dynes

Stuart McLean chuckles while reading one of his funny stories during a concert show in 2014. McLean died on February 15, 2017, at age 68.

About 20 years ago I was doing research for a magazine article on strongman Louis Cyr, the “Quebec Colossus.” I can’t remember how I stumbled upon it, this being before the dawn of Google, but I came across a reference to Cyr in what seemed to be an unlikely source.