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With Harper gone, you would think the Conservatives could return to providing a reasonable alternative for voters. If you thought that, you'd be wrong. We could go on all day about how Harper's tax cuts for corporations and the rich gutted the social programs and economic development that the rest of us depend on, or how his poorly negotiated trade deals put more power in the hand of corporations at the expense of jobs and a stable future for working Canadians, but the real point here is that these sorts of comments show just how out of touch the Conservative Party has become.
He famously stood up to Putin.
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At the end of a long hallway in Parliament's centre block, one office is crowded with stacks of boxes, roll after roll of packing tape and a few of the souvenirs from a decades-long political career....
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He reached out to a public service which his government had a tense relationship with for the last nine years.
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About 39 per cent said the failures of the Harper government will outweigh successes in the long run.
Some took to Twitter to celebrate his record. Others, to bash it.
OTTAWA - Stephen Harper, we hardly know you.Almost seven years after Harper led his Conservatives to office and ended more than a decade of uninterrupted Liberal power, the prime minister remains a po...