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Why Won't Canada's Troubled Friends Take Our Advice?

The G8 Summit was oddly clarifying: With Europe riven with divisions over the euro and the sclerosis of welfare states in aging societies, the United States wrapped up in increasingly parochial domestic politics, Japan adrift and Russia backsliding into authoritarianism, Canada stood alone as a country with healthy economic prospects and a stable government.

Stephen Harper's G8 Agenda: Economy, Mideast

(CBC) -- Prime Minister Stephen Harper will travel to Europe on Wednesday on his first foreign trip since winning a majority this month. As was the case on much of the campaign trail, economic issues...