September 7, 2012

Harper's One-Man Foreign Policy Hurts Canada

Harry Sterling, Toronto Star

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Considering the multiplicity of negative comments on Prime Minister Harper’s one-man approach to formulating Canada’s foreign policies, ordinary Canadians might think it’s time this country’s policies should reflect what are in the best national interests of Canada, not Mr. Harper’s own highly personal and ideologically driven views.

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Quebec Taps Strategic Stockpile of Maple Syrup
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