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National Post View: Stephen Harper's 'unequivocal act of integrity'

National Post - ‎18 hours ago‎
Lawyer Robert Staley's defence of Stephen Harper's handling of the trial of Senator Mike Duffy is written in the sort of legalese you would expect from an attorney representing a former prime minister.
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Stephen Harper's tough-on-crime agenda dealt another blow - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The former Conservative government's tough-on-crime agenda has suffered another blow as British Columbia's highest court strikes down two more mandatory-minimum sentencing laws, ruling them unconstitutional.
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BC strikes down two of Stephen Harper's mandatory-minimum drug laws

Toronto Star - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
B.C. strikes down two of Stephen Harper's mandatory-minimum drug laws. Two-year minimum sentences for drug trafficking convictions that involve someone under the age of 18 or that occur in a public place frequented by youth were ruled unconstitutional.
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An acquittal for Duffy, an obliteration for Stephen Harper's PMO - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
His ruling attacked the manoeuvrings undertaken by staffers in Stephen Harper's Prime Minister's Office as they sought to limit the fallout surrounding Duffy in 2013, the height of the Senate expenses scandal.

Cohen: How Harper's legacy is slowly being dismantled

Ottawa Citizen - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Who has seen Stephen Harper? Wasn't that him, wearing a baseball cap, at the Shake Shack in Las Vegas? Wasn't that him, in the same headwear, at the airport in Fort Myers?
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'Strains credulity' to think Harper unaware during Senate scandal, Duffy's lawyer says

CTV News - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
It “strains credulity” to think former prime minister Stephen Harper was unaware that his inner circle was working to cover up Sen. Mike Duffy's controversial $90,000 payment, Duffy's lawyer says.
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Senior Tories shoot down possibility of a Harper comeback (subscription) - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Whatever Stephen Harper's plans are, and regardless of a new EKOS poll showing Conservatives would prefer him over other contenders for next party leader, senior party strategists say there is no chance of a draft Harper movement.
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Burlington-born former Hamilton Bulldog Stephen Harper is heating up in the OHL playoffs

Hamilton Spectator - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The Burlington native and former Hamilton Bulldog has seven points in the past two games, including five in Niagara's 6-3 win over Barrie Monday - a decision that gives the IceDogs a commanding 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference final.

How the Supreme Court is dismantling one of the key parts of Stephen Harper's legacy

National Post - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
For two years, the court has been declaring anti-crime laws created under Stephen Harper's Conservatives unconstitutional, and experts believe more will fall.
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John Ibbitson's biography of Stephen Harper wins the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing

National Post - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
John Ibbitson of the Globe and Mail's Ottawa bureau has won the 16th annual Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing for his biography of Stephen Harper, published by Signal/McClelland & Stewart. The award, worth $25,000, was presented April 20 ...

Judge Exonerates Mike Duffy, "Indicts" Stephen Harper and Senate

The Real News Network - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Shaghayegh Tajvidi is a multi-media producer and documentarian from Toronto, Canada with a focus on environmental and Indigenous struggles at home and abroad.

Harper lawyer: former PM didn't impact RCMP decision to charge Duffy

Calgary Sun - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Stephen Harper Mike Duffy Prime Minister Stephen Harper walks away following a television interview with Mike Duffy in Ottawa Feb. 20, 2007.
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John Ibbitson's Harper biography wins Shaughnessy Cohen Prize

The Globe and Mail - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Mr. Ibbitson was honoured for his biography Stephen Harper, the second time in three years that a book about the former prime minister of Canada has captured the $25,000 prize.

Former PM Stephen Harper's tough-on-crime agenda dealt another blow in court

Prince George Citizen - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Outgoing Prime Minister Stephen Harper arrives at his Langevin office in Ottawa, Wednesday Oct. 21, 2015. Former prime minister Harper's tough-on-crime agenda has been dealt another blow in court.

Three MPs haven't yet said a word in the House of Commons. One of them is Stephen Harper

National Post - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
And the third is Stephen Harper. As Prime Minister, Harper spoke more than 4,200 separate times in the House of Commons. Throughout the 42nd Parliament's 44 sitting days thus far, however, Harper has not said a single word in the House of Commons - a ...
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Morneau says budget watchdog wrong, Harper left a deficit

Toronto Sun - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
OTTAWA - The Parliamentary Budget Office said Tuesday that when Stephen Harper and the Conservatives left office last year, they left a small surplus for Justin Trudeau and the Liberals.
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LEGER: Liberals are winning values debate, for now - ‎Apr 17, 2016‎
Back in the summer of 2011, speaking in Calgary, Stephen Harper laid out his sense of Canada and its national values. “Conservative values are Canadian values.
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Harper stalwarts missing in Tory leadership poll, and that says something

Toronto Sun - ‎4 hours ago‎
It says that all the former Stephen Harper cabinet ministers likely vying for the job fail to inspire. That's who make up the remains in this poll: Ontario stalwart Tony Clement (7%), Francophone libertarian Maxime Bernier (6%) and Albertan Jason ...
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Stephen Harper n'aurait pas pesé dans la décision de poursuivre Mike Duffy - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Me Staley écrit aussi que Stephen Harper n'a jamais prétendu que le sénateur Duffy avait commis un acte criminel : il a simplement souligné que certaines de ses dépenses étaient « politiquement inacceptables » et devaient être remboursées au Sénat.