Stephen Harper Arctic

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On A Boat... Looking For Some Boats

ECLIPSE SOUND, Nunavut - The final resting place of the lost ships of the Franklin expedition may remain a mystery for at least another summer.A thick pack of sea ice is blocking a key part of the sea...
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Headed North!

Prime Minister Stephen Harper will make his annual visit to the North Aug. 18-23, making stops in Yukon, the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Northern Quebec. When he gets off his plane in Whitehor...
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Harper Loves Gold

MINTO, Yn - The prime minister says he wants to simplify rules around resource development in the North in the same way changes were made for projects in the rest of Canada.Stephen Harper said that so...
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Sink 'Dumb' Ship Plan, Senator Says

OTTAWA - At least $1.4 billion is expected to be carved out of spending at National Defence in the coming fiscal year, but a longtime critic says some politically-motivated programs should not survive...
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Harper Heads To The Arctic

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is heading to the Arctic in the dead of winter to add some heft to his promise to boost aboriginal education.Harper is a frequent flyer to the North, but he usua...
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Harper Starts Arctic Visit

RESOLUTE, Nunavut - A simulated major air crash was only hours away when word came to soldiers, coast guard personnel and RCMP that they were faced with the real thing in remote Resolute.Saturday's de...