Former Tory senator and longtime Progressive-Conservative political staffer Hugh Segal died Wednesday at the age of 72. Those close to him say he was an ardent defender of civil liberties, and a lifelong advocate for a guaranteed annual income.

Former Tory senator and longtime Progressive-Conservative political staffer Hugh Segal died Wednesday at the age of 72. Those close to him say he was an ardent defender of civil liberties, and a lifelong advocate for a guaranteed annual income.