Ignatieff not headed to U of T


Rumours of his pending position with the University of Toronto have been grossly exaggerated, according to Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff.

When asked by the Star whether conversations have taken place about a future position at the Munk School of Global Affairs, Iggy responded, "Absolutely, categorically, 'no'."

"Do I look like someone who is campaigning for any other job than to be prime minister of the country?" Ignatieff said.

"I'm having fun. I'm enjoying myself. This is the only job I'm after. This is the only job I'm seeking. I just think it's kind of baffling, actually."

When Ignatieff returned to Canada in 2005, he planned to be a fellow at the Munk School. Instead, however, he ran for a seat in Parliament in Etobicoke-Lakeshore.

"I'd love to be prime minister of Canada," Ignatieff said. "That's what I'm here to do. And nothing else."

I guess that confirms it; if Iggy is spotted around U of T, surely he'll be "just visiting."


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