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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.
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McIver says Harper showed "bad manners" in way he endorsed Kenney

Calgary Herald - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Ric McIver is a Stephen Harper fan, but he wasn't impressed with the former prime minister's endorsement of Jason Kenney for the Progressive Conservative leadership.

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 ...
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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.

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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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.

Canada will use UN to knock Iran on human rights

Toronto Sun - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
OTTAWA - Just like the Stephen Harper, Paul Martin, and Jean Chretien governments before it, the Justin Trudeau government will lead a United Nations effort this fall to single out Iran for its lousy human rights record, Postmedia Network has learned.

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.

Give the watchdog sharper teeth

Truro Daily News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Like Dr. Frankenstein, Harper unwittingly created his own worst enemy. The watchdog, which was designed to monitor government spending and report on it to Parliament, proved a persistent nuisance to the obscurantist Tories.

Brockington: Local rules on pot dispensaries can't wait for new federal law

Ottawa Citizen - ‎8 hours ago‎
When the Stephen Harper government introduced legislation to permit regulated marijuana production facilities, City of Ottawa staff were directed to examine where such facilities should be permitted in the city.
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Federal leadership unavoidable on climate change: Cohn

Toronto Star - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Under Stephen Harper, nothing happened next. Year after year, he avoided the premiers like a plague, but offered few remedies when they worked at cross-purposes.

End the silence

Toronto Sun - ‎22 hours ago‎
Alison Azer says while officials from both the previous Stephen Harper Conservative government and the Justin Trudeau Liberal government have repeatedly assured her everything possible was and is being done to locate and return her children, no one ...

Convicted of stunting

Toronto Sun - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
“I am satisfied that Wells was intentionally interfering with other traffic in order to advertise his 'anti-Harper' sentiment via the sign in the rear window of his vehicle.
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Let us stay in Canada, US war dodgers urge Trudeau

Toronto Star - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Following the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003, scores of American soldiers opted to come to Canada rather than fight a war they saw as without justification.
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Premiers head home from Whitehorse with double-edged challenge: Chris Hall - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
When Stephen Harper became prime minister in 2006, these gatherings became a way of pushing ahead with priorities in the absence of formal meetings with Harper, who saw no reason to submit himself to an annual pounding from his provincial colleagues ...