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Harper Didn't Deserve His Spot at the Francophone Summit

This week, the World Francophonie Summit was held in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The bi-annual summit provides a forum for States and governments of countries who utilise the French language to engage in matters related to the linguistic ties that bind. Stephen Harper attended the conference despite his dismal record in defending the langue de Molière over his tenure Prime Minister. Harper has demonstrated neither appreciation nor respect for French-speaking Canadians, although we form almost a quarter of the Canadian population.
CP

'Excellent'

KINSHASA, Congo - Their future meetings risk being a lot frostier, but Quebec Premier Pauline Marois said her first encounter with Stephen Harper was ''excellent.''''Very positive, very cordial, I'd s...
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I'll Take the Boring West Over These Countries Any Day

As Harper dilates on the virtues of Calgary, and the United States slogs into one of its dullest and nastiest presidential campaigns between two of its least impressive candidates ever, the West may take some comfort from the relative tranquility around their major office-holders. As dismal as things can seem over here, we should be aware of how bad things can get, and in some countries, generally are.