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Don't Blame Ottawa If Keystone XL Pipeline Fails: Harper

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.27.2015 | Canada Politics

"Mr. Obama has indicated to me he will make that decision based on what he believes are the best interests of the United States."

Harper Ducks Question On Chief Of Staff

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 08.24.2015 | Canada Politics

"I wonder if you can elaborate. What did he say to you and why do you believe him?"

10 Reasons to Vote for Anyone but Harper

Sarah Miller | Posted 09.01.2015 | Canada Politics
Sarah Miller

This is a rather short list of the shortfalls of Harper and the disgrace he brings to our country and I urge everyone to fully research candidates and get out and VOTE. I think the newest campaign launched by our veterans says it best when they say ABC: Anyone but Conservative

Harper Proposes Tax Credit For Parents Who Adopt Children

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.20.2015 | Canada Politics

The credit is currently a 15 per cent non-refundable tax break designed to reduce costs associated with adoption.

Harper Touts Tory Plan To Cut 'Red Tape' For Small Business

CBC | Posted 08.19.2015 | Canada Politics

Conservative Leader Stephen Harper touted key elements of his party's agenda for the Canadian economy during a question-and-answer session in London, Ont.

Harper Says He'll Resurrect 'Life Means Life' Legislation

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.18.2015 | Canada Politics

The Conservatives say the legislation would address murders involving sexual assault, kidnapping, terrorism, the killing of police officers or corrections offers.

Harper Promises To Add 6,000 Reservists To Military If Re-Elected

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.17.2015 | Canada Politics

After years of budget cuts and neglect, Stephen Harper pledged Monday to bolster the ranks of the country's citizen soldiers.

Under Fire Over Duffy, Harper Clings To Campaign Message

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.17.2015 | Canada Politics

Stephen Harper is refusing to be knocked off his double-barrelled core campaign message: economy and security.

Trudeau: Harper Should Fire Staffers Who Knew About Duffy Payment Scheme

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.15.2015 | Canada Politics

"If Stephen Harper had any respect left for the office he is privileged to hold, he would fire these people immediately."

Sask. Premier Disagrees With Harper On Equalization

CP | Posted 08.14.2015 | Canada Politics

"If you can't deal with some of these issues in a federal election, then when can you? So on this issue I don't agree with the prime minister.''

Duffy Trial Drowns Out Already Quiet Day On Campaign Trail

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.13.2015 | Canada Politics

If Stephen Harper was holding out even the slimmest hope that the federal election campaign might overshadow the ugly revelations of the Mike Duffy trial, it surely vanished on Thursday.

Nigel Wright's Testimony Is Insulting to Canadians

Frank Koller | Posted 08.13.2015 | Canada Politics
Frank Koller

Nigel Wright didn't have a personal obligation to pay Duffy's debts, as he proclaimed. His personal obligation was to serve Canada and to maintain the integrity of its political institutions. We should be repelled by any notion that we should admire -- and excuse -- an incredibly rich individual who goes into public service and then uses his private financial resources to make political problems (and possibly crimes) disappear.

'Some Baloney' In Harper's Plan To Ban Travel To Declared Zones

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.13.2015 | Canada Politics

In making his campaign promise earlier this week, Harper said declared zones would be designated regions within foreign countries where listed terrorist entities such as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant are engaged in hostile activities.

Harper Looking For 'Quick Fix' On Terrorism: Mother Of Radicalized Man

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.10.2015 | Canada Politics

Harper promised on Sunday that, if re-elected, his government would make it a crime for Canadians to travel to countries or regions where they could fight alongside groups identified by the federal government as terrorist organizations.

Harper Fends Off Attacks On Economic Record

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.07.2015 | Canada Politics

Stephen Harper found himself playing defence Thursday as his rivals tried to pick apart his economic record during the election campaign's first leaders' debate.

Harper Gets Called Out By Albertans After Sassing NDP Government

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 08.05.2015 | Canada Alberta

“Wait, wait, wait. Did Harper just go full Prentice?”

Trudeau Will Impress In Debate 'If He Comes On Stage With Pants On'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.05.2015 | Canada Politics

Stephen Harper's spokesperson is ripping into Justin Trudeau ahead of Thursday’s highly anticipated leaders' debate.

Alberta Minister Dismisses Harper's Dig At NDP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.04.2015 | Canada Alberta

Alberta's finance minister says he is concentrating on governing the province and not what's being said on the federal campaign trail.

Why Harper Keeps Calling His Opponents 'Justin And Mulcair'

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.04.2015 | Canada Politics

One day into his re-election campaign and Stephen Harper had already turned his main political rivals into a two-headed nightmare: "Justin and Mulcair."

Economic Downturn Is Only Temporary: Harper

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.03.2015 | Canada Politics

Stephen Harper made an effort on the campaign trail Monday to reassure Canadians about their limping economy, insisting that hurdles like the sliding price of crude oil have caused only momentary ripples in some sectors.

Ontario Union To Launch 'Dump Harper' Campaign

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.31.2015 | Canada Politics

Canada's largest provincial labour federation says it is ready to launch its "Dump Harper" campaign as soon as the prime minister calls an election.

Parties Brace For Gruelling Campaign

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada Politics

The anticipated writ drop this weekend may launch one of the longest — and costliest — election campaigns in recent Canadian political history.

5 Things You Should Know About The Upcoming Election Campaign

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2015 | Canada Politics

Stephen Harper is poised to fire the starting gun for the Oct. 19 federal election as early as Sunday.

Longer Election Campaign Could Cost Taxpayers Millions

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.28.2015 | Canada Politics

It's not just political parties that will be spending money hand over fist if Stephen Harper fires the starting gun for the Oct. 19 federal election weeks earlier than necessary.

Deficit Prediction Shows Tories Failed To Protect Economy: Trudeau

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.22.2015 | Canada Politics

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says an economic forecast shows the Conservative government has failed to protect the economy and help Canadians.