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'Purged': Public documents on Stephen Harper's 2012 India trip have vanished

National Post - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Documents about the expenses for former prime minister Stephen Harper's 2012 trip to India, approved for public release this year by the RCMP, have disappeared, and the Mounties believe they have “purged” the papers.
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Alberta driver convicted of stunt driving over anti-Harper sign

Toronto Star - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
A judge in Alberta has convicted a man of stunting after he was pulled over by police for driving his car with a sign with an expletive aimed at former prime minister Stephen Harper. Robert Wells of Edmonton was driving home from British Columbia when ...
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Edmonton man who drove with anti-Harper sign in window convicted of stunting

Edmonton Journal - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
However, Robert Dale Wells, 68, was not found guilty because he displayed the large fluorescent pink sign with an expletive aimed at then prime minister Stephen Harper. Instead, provincial court Judge Bart Rosborough ruled Wells was stunting when he ...
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Liberals swap out high-profile Harper-era diplomats in major shuffle

Toronto Star - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Former prime minister Stephen Harper had appointed the former head of his RCMP security detail, Bruno Saccomani, as the ambassador to Jordan but he is now being replaced.

Harper, Mulroney least popular of Canada's longest-serving PMs

Montreal Gazette - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
What do former prime ministers Stephen Harper and Brian Mulroney have in common? If you guessed that most Canadians weren't fond of them, then you'd be right.

Susan Delacourt on 'image politics,' the media, and Stephen Harper's legacy - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
... The Globe and Mail in the late 1980s, Delacourt has covered many major political events -- Canada's constitutional battles, the ups and downs of the federal Liberal party, the rise of the Reform Party, and the merger of a united right under Stephen ...

RCMP didn't 'purge' public documents, the Mounties actually just had no idea where they were

Ottawa Citizen - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Documents about the expenses for former Prime Minister Stephen Harper's 2012 trip to India, approved for public release this year by the RCMP, have disappeared, and the Mounties believe they have "purged" the papers.
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Tories seek more help for Yazidi refugees but audit suggests Harper government's efforts were minimal

National Post - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Data from a controversial audit of Syrian refugee cases ordered by former prime minister Stephen Harper late last spring reveals of 546 people reviewed, three identified as Yazidi, a Kurdish minority group which practices an ancient faith.
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A short history of political plagiarism

The Guardian - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
In 2008, Owen Lippert had to resign over a speech he wrote five years earlier for his boss, Stephen Harper, the Canadian prime minister from 2006 to 2015.
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Tony Clement: It's Time To 'Turn The Page' From Harper Era, But Experience Counts

Huffington Post Canada - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
Clement said he's proud of his record and "proud of Stephen Harper's record in the 9½ years that we were in power, but it's really time to turn the page and move forward.
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Public Service Minister Judy Foote offers emergency pay cheques amid Phoenix debacle - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Phoenix was initiated by Stephen Harper's Conservatives and was rolled out in phases under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's watch earlier this year amid warnings from the largest union representing federal public servants that there would be problems.

Deepak Obhrai, 5e candidat à la succession de Stephen Harper - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
Le député Deepak Obhrai a décidé de se lancer dans la course à la succession de Stephen Harper. Il est le premier candidat provenant de l'ouest du pays. Âgé de 66 ans et originaire de la Tanzanie, M. Obhrai représente la circonscription de Calgary-Est.
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Don't hide data from budget watchdog: Editorial

Toronto Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
The primary excuse for failing to share information is cabinet secrecy. On this score, the Wynne government has much in common with that of former prime minister Stephen Harper. His administration made a habit of citing vague reasons of cabinet secrecy ...

Polls and dynasties — and why nobody knows anything anymore (subscription) - ‎8 hours ago‎
Political junkies in most parts of Canada have an extra reason to celebrate the coming long weekend: This year, it will not be interrupted by an election call.

Canada's 2015 Recession Was No Such Thing, C.D. Howe Study Finds

Bloomberg - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
It looks like Canada's 2015 recession never actually happened. The Toronto-based C.D. Howe Institute, which tracks and labels Canadian business cycles, published research Tuesday showing last year's economic contraction -- driven by falling oil prices ...

Weighing the odds in Conservative leadership race

CTV News (blog) - ‎7 hours ago‎
On May 27 next year, the Conservative party replaces Stephen Harper as leader. So far, five MPs have entered with another five potential contenders on the fence.
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Hypocrisy and the Afghan detainee scandal

OpenCanada - ‎6 hours ago‎
At the time of its first airing more than a decade ago, the Liberal Party position on the matter was clear: if Stephen Harper's government had been aware of the potential for torture, and allowed the transfer of detainees to go ahead regardless, then ...
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Veterans affairs minister says new Sydney office to open this November - ‎7 hours ago‎
During the last federal election campaign, he was at the forefront of a movement by veterans to defeat the Conservative government of Stephen Harper. Back view of the new VA office in Sydney. A back view of the new VA office in Sydney. The front of the ...
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High praise for Halifax's new CAO from Moncton councillors

The Coast Halifax - ‎2 hours ago‎
... New Brunswick, former deputy minister for economic development, trade policy and population growth for Bernard Lord's provincial government, and also served as chief of staff in Ottawa to regional minister Greg Thompson during Stephen Harper's reign.

Fear factor: First Nations activist-author Joseph Boyden brings his perspective to Harmony Arts Festival

Vancouver Sun - ‎4 hours ago‎
“I have great hope; actually, it kind of feels like the dark days are over,” said Boyden, who openly criticized the previous Conservative government of Stephen Harper. “Especially for indigenous people. Things are not perfect and it is going to take a ...