STEPHEN HARPER RETIREMENT

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Media Bites: The Eternal Harper Retirement Watch

One of the unhealthier byproducts of a prime ministerial political system with no term limits is that the media spends an awful lot of time analyzing the vigour and vitality of the current incumbent, eagerly hoping for some subtle sign or signal that his tenure in office will be soon coming to an end. Does he seem bored or listless with the mundane tasks of governing? Is he openly grooming a successor? When's the last time he was seen in public?
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He's Running Again

Prime Minister Stephen Harper confirmed Monday he intends to prorogue Parliament, with a speech from the throne likely to kick off a new parliamentary session in October. He also put to rest any rumou...