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BRYAN PEARSON JACK-OF-ALL-TRADES, 82 : Iqaluit politician lived 'quite a life'

Nov 09, 2016 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

To inhabitants of Frobisher Bay (later Iqaluit, Nunavut), the oddball with the Liverpool accent was known as Sedluk - or Salluk - the skinny one. Elected as mayor and later an MLA, the self-proclaimed loudmouth was a devoted advocate who battled to improve the quality of life in the North, until his political career ended with a scandal. During his six decades in the North, Bryan Pearson, who died last month, was a jack-of-all-trades, working as a gravedigger, dishwasher, mortician, theatre oper...