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Jerahmiel (Jerry) S. Grafstein

Lawyer, Senator (Liberal, Trudeau) from Ontario. Grafstein was one of the sponsors of a campaign to allow two-time Olympic cheater Ben Johnson to race for Canada again.

 We want to employ the federal government's authority and unparalleled reputation ... to the question of clean drinking water. There is a moral imperative, a political imperative, to do that. There isn't a region in the country ... that hasn't got a serious problem.

Apr. 8, 2001 - Proposing that the federal government take over provincial responsibility for Canada's largely-excellent water systems, quoted in "Ottawa Asked to Regulate Drinking Water Safety" by Tim Naumetz, National Post