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4 hrs ago | MacLeans

Paul Wells wins Dafoe Prize for The Longer I'm Prime Minister

Maclean's political editor Paul Wells has been awarded the Dafoe Prize for his book The Longer I'm Prime Minister: Stephen Harper and Canada, 2006-.

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6 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Political elite set to gather for Jim Flaherty funeral this afternoon

Canada's political elite gather today to pay their final respects to Jim Flaherty, the former finance minister whose sudden death last week spurred an outpouring of grief that has stretched across the country and across party lines.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, North Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom,

10 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics

Has the West Enabled the World's Rogues?

How will we respond to Russian actions that Prime Minister Harper describes as "aggressive, militaristic and imperialistic"? Is the NATO Alliance prepared to draw red lines? Will we defend the system that President Obama said we have worked "for generations to build"? Collective diplomacy gets its shot at the Ukrainian crisis when ministers from ... (more)

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Canadian Police Won't Charge Former Harper Aide in Expense Scandal

Canadian police say they won't charge a former top aide to Prime Minister Stephen Harper in a Senate expense-claim scandal that has proved to be one of the government's biggest controversies since taking power in 2006.

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Star Phoenix

Identical triplets home from hospital

RCMP officials say Nigel Wright, former chief of staff to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, won't face criminal charges in connection with the ongoing Senate expenses scandal.

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Star Phoenix

Escapee detained after five-hour standoff

RCMP officials say Nigel Wright, former chief of staff to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, won't face criminal charges in connection with the ongoing Senate expenses scandal.

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Canada.com

Canada, NATO allies to consider military deployment over Ukraine

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, North America, Canada

CNews

Canada to focus on payloads, not rockets, says space boss

The Canadian Space Agency will stick to its bread and butter of robots and satellites while leaving rocket-launching to others, Canada's space boss says.

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Canada.com

Robocalls registry may not be in place for next federal election

Reforms to the federal election law intended to crack down on illegal robocalls may not be put in place by the time Canadians next go to the polls.

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CBC News

Nigel Wright won't face charges over $90K payment to Mike Duffy

RCMP documents released Nov. 20 shed new light on the negotiations that occurred between Senator Mike Duffy, Nigel Wright, right, and other PMO officials and the Conservative Senate leadership over the repayment of Duffy's expenses.

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Canada.com

Flanagan's claim that Harper was hobbled by depression - ridiculous,' PMO says

The Prime Minister's Office is emphatically denying a former adviser's allegation that Stephen Harper is subject to bouts of depression that leave him incapable of making decisions.

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The Toronto Star

Stephen Harper attacks Putin on Ukraine to burnish legacy: Walkom

There is something going on with Stephen Harper. He has the look of a leader who, at game's end, is trying to burnish his legacy.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Vladimir Putin, Winston Churchill, North America, Canada, George Bush

Al Bawaba

Canada is planning to invade Syria, leaked reports say

The pro-Israeli government of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is making diplomatic and military preparations for military intervention in Syria, leaked documents show.

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CTV

Paul Wells wins $10,000 Dafoe prize for Harper book

The Maclean's magazine columnist picks up the award for "The Longer I'm Prime Minister: Stephen Harper and Canada 2006-," published by Random House Canada.

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DurhamRegion.com

Ontario legislature to adjourn early to support his Flaherty's widow, MPP Christine Elliott

The provincial legislature will adjourn early Wednesday so members can attend the state funeral of former finance minister Jim Flaherty and support their colleague and his widow Whitby-Oshawa MPP Christine Elliott.

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Thunder Bay's Source

Council calling on CBC to stop cuts to its local station

The public broadcaster announced deep cuts last week, including the loss of two staff and the afternoon show Voyage North in Thunder Bay.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Canada pulls funding for Commonwealth in flap over Sri Lanka

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says money which would have gone to the Commonwealth Secretariat will be allocated to other programs.

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SooToday

Additional bridge funding approved by Flaherty, announced by Raitt

In addition to her CN Rail funding announcement made earlier Monday morning, Transportation Minister Lisa Raitt also made a funding announcement at the site of the new border plaza, currently under construction.

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The Globe and Mail

Wilkins appointment shines light on Western's graduates

Western University economics professors Michael Parkin and David Laidler pose for a photo in the University's Social Science Centre in London, Ontario, December 19, 2013.

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Related Topix: Canada, Conservatives (UK), North America, World News, University of Chicago

Ottawa Citizen

Russia poses grave threat to world peace, time to rally allies: Harper

Russian actions against Ukraine are "aggressive, militaristic and imperialistic" and pose a grave threat to world peace, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said today.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News

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