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Stephen Harper on Omar Khadr

In a memorable interview on Global’s Focus Ontario in 2009 I asked Prime Minister Stephen Harper about Omar Khadr, who was still at that time locked up in the US prison at Guantanamo Bay. It reveals much about why his government fought so strenuously against Khadr’s release....
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Say It Ain’t So, Joe! The Unborn Child that Upended the Budget Message

There is no single project in a government’s year more important than a budget. Economists and policy-makers slave for months to craft the tax and spend measures, constantly adjusting for the unexpected—see this year’s plunging oil price.   Political operatives burn the midnight oil, sweating and massaging the details of...
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