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Harper: U.S. Asked Canada For Help In Iraq, Not Other Way Around

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper, his spokesman in Parliament and even the U.S. ambassador reached out Friday to clarify whether Canada will exp...

Canada Mulls Deploying CF-18 Jets To Join U.S.-Led Strikes

CBC | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada Politics

The federal cabinet will meet next week to discuss deploying Canada's CF-18 fighter jets to join a U.S.-led campaign against the Islamic State...

Harper: U.S. Wants More Help From Canada In Mideast

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.24.2014 | Canada Politics

NEW YORK, - Canada is now weighing the possibility of an extended military role in the Middle East and will be making an announcement on the matter ve...

Harper Offers Obama 'Additional Help'

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.12.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Stephen Harper expressed strong support for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq during a telephone conversation Tuesday with President Barack Obama.The t...

Harper Languishes Behind Obama, Other Leaders On Twitter

CP | Abdul Latheef, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.24.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Canada is among a small group of countries that have Twitter accounts for most of their embassies and missions, a global study revealed Wedn...

Harper On Obama's Climate-Change Plan: Been There, Done That

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.02.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal government is responding to U.S. President Barack Obama's latest climate-change action plan with a shrug: been there, done that.B...

BEER BET

CP | Mike Blanchfield and Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada Politics

The prime minister's personal plane was just one of the locales where elated hockey fans erupted with delight Thursday after the Canadian women's hock...

Obama: 'I Have To Like Canadians'

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2014 | Canada Politics

TOLUCA, MEXICO, Mexico - U.S. President Barack Obama used the podium of the Three Amigos summit on Wednesday to push Prime Minister Stephen Harper to ...

Harper To Be Cast As 'Villain' In U.S.

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.29.2014 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - Prime Minister Stephen Harper will make a cameo appearance on an international stage Tuesday night — though it's hardly one he would ha...

Harper: I Won't Take No For An Answer

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2013 | Canada Politics

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Canada won't "take no for an answer" from the U.S. when it comes to the Keystone XL pipeline, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Thur...

Tories Won't Recall Parliament Over Syria Crisis

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.29.2013 | Canada Politics

A spokesperson for Prime Minister Stephen Harper says there are no plans to recall Parliament early, even as the apparent use of chemical weapons in S...

Harper, Obama Talk Chemical Weapons In Syria

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.27.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper and President Barack Obama agree that the use of chemical weapons in Syria requires a "firm response," without ...

Strained Relationship To Get Worse?

CBC | Posted 10.26.2013 | Canada Politics

The strained relationship between Canada and the United States over energy policy is likely to get worse before it gets better, with a decision on Key...

Why U.S. Envoy To Canada Is In Limbo

CBC | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada Politics

The fate of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which has become a thorny issue in Canada-U.S. relations, could be holding up U.S. President Barack Oba...

Working Hard, Not Hardly Working

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A new poll indicates a majority of Canadians feel Canada is taking an effective approach to its relations with the U.S. and that Prime Minist...

Hey America: You Don't Look So Great from Up Here

Peter Behrens | Posted 04.14.2012 | Canada Politics
Peter Behrens

Living alongside you these days and listening to the contenders in your Republican primaries is like overhearing a crazy family from the Maine backwoods in a loud, weird squabble at the Bangor Mall: everyone threatening, gesticulating, talking trash. Get it together, America.

Obama-Harper Summit: Why Did it Take So Long?

Christopher Sands | Posted 02.06.2012 | Canada Politics
Christopher Sands

Harper was invited to the White House today for a bilateral meeting this week to let the public know what officials have known for months -- the extent and scope of efficient border management. It shouldn't have taken so long to make this announcement of what will be, after all, a to-do list and not a litany of accomplishments.

Should G8 Leaders Follow Each Other On Twitter?

Posted 07.23.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA (CP) - Prime Minister Stephen Harper will follow seven other world leaders to the French seaside this week for the G8 summit. But he doesn't...