Canada’s former Tory PM Stephen Harper quits politics
Canada's former prime minister Stephen Harper announced Friday he was quitting politics, 10 months after voters tossed his Tories out of office in a general election. Pundits suggested shunning Harper policies, notably his dismissive approach to climate change, while others have urged the party to track to the political middle to appeal to a broader electorate.
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4 October, 2014 Canada set to go to war with jihadists in Iraq Ottawa (AFP) - Canada is poised to join the international coalition launching air strikes on the Islamic State group in Iraq after Prime Minister Stephen Harper sought parliament's support Friday.
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23 October, 2014 Canada ‘will not be intimidated’ by parliament attack Canada's prime minister vowed the country would "not be intimidated" after a reported Muslim convert killed a soldier and stormed parliament, the nation's second 'terrorist' attack in days. The gunman, whose name was on a terror watch list, attempted to force his way into Canada's […]