Dion campaign manager Mark Marissen’s description of the choice faced by Liberals in the 2006 leadership race may well have been the most blunt, but his opinion was shared by almost all of Stéphane Dion’s key supporters.
A Matter of Confidence: The Inside Story of the Political Battle for BC
Despite being exes, Clark and Marissen nonetheless still had a close, trusting relationship. Clark describes Marissen as one of her best friends and a key sounding board for political advice. As the years went by, there was no bigger public defender of Clark on social media than Marissen.
Christy Clark: Behind the Smile
Only one man has managed to slow Christy Clark down long enough to be her partner, and that is Mark Marissen. They were brought together through their shared passion for...
Divided Loyalties: The Liberal Party of Canada
Murphy’s view was shared by Martin’s top BC organizer, Mark Marissen, who had been involved in provincial politics since moving to the province from Ottawa several years earlier.
“Let’s Have Lunch”
In this excerpt from her new book Stéphane Dion: Against the Current, the Star's Linda Diebel reports on a Sunday lunch Dion hosted to heal the wounds among those Liberal...