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Prime Minister Stephen Harper

Janitor says she was paid cash under the table to clean 24 Sussex

Contractor hired to clean prime minister's official residence accused of evading taxes and employment laws

The BIG GRAB series: Alberta's oil sands play dirty

The Alberta oil sands are grabbing huge chunks of Canada's limited CO2 allotment away from other businesses and families, forcing these Canadians to make much bigger and more costly cuts in the next...

Canada is not for sale

Is Stephen Harper prepared to defend his country at his meeting with President Obama?

Does the national interest even interest Stephen Harper?

The government of Stephen Harper has been terribly adept at defying the elementary laws of basic physics and turning it into a fine art: sucking and blowing at the same time.

European Union leaders express economic solidarity with Canada at summit in Brussels

The EU-Canada Summit took place in Brussels on 5 May 2010. The EU was represented by Mr. Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council; and by Mr. José Manuel Barroso, President of the...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper to welcome New Zealand Prime Minister John Key

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that John Key, Prime Minister of New Zealand, will visit Canada on April 14. This is Mr. Key’s first visit to Canada as Prime Minister. Prime Minister...

Canadian Government to Fund Infastructure Project Named After National Hockey League Coach

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, accompanied by Christian Paradis, Minister of Natural Resources, and Denis Lebel, Minister of State for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of...

Norwegians are Coming to Canada to Manufacture Weapons

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says it's good for Canada's economy. But is it good for Canada's soul? Here are the facts. You be the judge.