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How He Made The Case For War

OTTAWA - Twice in six months, Prime Minister Stephen Harper put a motion before the House of Commons to commit Canada to war with the militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.Both were bo...
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Canada's Refugee Problem: Are We Being Too Selfish?

Only 1,300 is an extremely low number during a crisis that has generated over 2 million registered refugees. Remember when Canadians rallied to resettle over 60,000 Southeast Asians after the Vietnam War? Canadians were once able to sponsor refugees almost without limit under the Private Sponsorship program if they could commit to certain responsibilities.
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Harper: The World Must Act On Syria

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the world must act in the wake of an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria that he blamed on the regime of Bashar al-Assad, or risk setting a precedent "very...
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Harper To G20 Leaders: Follow My Example

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is taking a firm position on two controversial issues at this year's G20 summit, with little hope of achieving a wider consensus with his fellow...
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Canada Decries Russian Stubbornness

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Canada is holding out little hope of reaching a compromise with Russia on the continuing violence and alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria, as Stephen Harper and fellow le...
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Media Bites: On Syria, Canada's Once Again Playing Second Fiddle

Prime Minister Harper's stance on Syria seems to be a textbook instance of boring second-fiddleism. Like a good backup musician, the PM's endorsed the idea that "Western military action" should be taken against the blood-and-poison-soaked regime of Bashar al-Assad, which in practice means supporting President Obama's promised plan to bomb select Syrian sites at some uncertain time in the uncertain future. And like a good bore, Harp's also emphasized that said support will entail precisely no Canadian military contribution whatsoever.
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No Military Mission Planned For Syria

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper says Canada has no plans for a military intervention in Syria but it supports its allies who are contemplating forceful action against that country's regime.Harp...
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China Warms to Harper

The CBC's Susan Lunn sat down with Prime Minister Stephen Harper Friday as he neared the end of his trip to China, for an interview for CBC Radio'sThe House. Here is a transcript of their discussion....
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Canada Slams UN 'Paralysis' On Syria

Canada is "disappointed in the extreme" by the UN Security Council's "paralysis" after Russia and China vetoed a resolution calling for Syrian President Bashar Assad to step down. “Today's failure by...