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Calgary Sun
Thanks, Mike, the cheque’s in the mail!will ever be the wiser. It was Harb who got the easiest ride in the media, not
Thanks, Mike, the cheque’s in the mail!
Calgary Sun / Posted 12 hours ago
will ever be the wiser. It was Harb who got the easiest ride in the media, not being a Stephen Harper appointment, but a Jean Chretien one. He was also aided by retiring from the Senate in 2013 just as the Ol’ Duff’s pickle truly began, and by... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Show Harper some love, Conservativeselection -- splitting the party into two warring factions, which led to three s
Show Harper some love, Conservatives
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
election -- splitting the party into two warring factions, which led to three straight Liberal majority governments under Jean Chretien -- Harper first had to win the leadership of the now defunct Canadian Alliance party on March 20, 2002. Two... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Trudeau criticized for planned day off in Japan to celebrate wedding anniversaryhave email." In January 1998, a devastating ice storm that hit Quebec and Onta
Trudeau criticized for planned day off in Japan to celebrate wedding anniversary
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
have email." In January 1998, a devastating ice storm that hit Quebec and Ontario prompted the prime minister of the day, Jean Chretien and the two provincial premiers to skip the start of a scheduled, week-long "team Canada" trade mission to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Down time for prime ministers travelling abroad has always been fraughthave email.” In January 1998, a devastating ice storm that hit Quebec and Onta
Down time for prime ministers travelling abroad has always been fraught
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
have email.” In January 1998, a devastating ice storm that hit Quebec and Ontario prompted the prime minister of the day, Jean Chretien and the two provincial premiers to skip the start of a scheduled, week-long “team Canada” trade mission to... Read more
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CTV News
Withdrawal of fraud charges a ‘vindication,’ says Harb’s lawyerreview of her travel claims. Harb, a former four-term Liberal MP who was appoi
Withdrawal of fraud charges a ‘vindication,’ says Harb’s lawyer
CTV News / Posted 9 days ago
review of her travel claims. Harb, a former four-term Liberal MP who was appointed to the senate by former prime minister Jean Chretien, was accused of claiming expenses for a secondary residence in Ottawa, even though he lived primarily in the... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Criminal charges dropped against former senator Mac Harbfor Ottawa Centre. He held that seat through four consecutive federal elections
Criminal charges dropped against former senator Mac Harb
Calgary Sun / Posted 9 days ago
for Ottawa Centre. He held that seat through four consecutive federal elections. In 1994, Harb was appointed parliamentary secretary for international trade. He was named to the Senate in September 2003 by then-prime minister J... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Criminal charges dropped against former senator Mac Harbparliamentary secretary for international trade. He was named to the Senate in
Criminal charges dropped against former senator Mac Harb
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
parliamentary secretary for international trade. He was named to the Senate in September 2003 by then-prime minister Jean Chretien. In early 2013, the Senate began taking a closer look at the living expenses of Harb, Duffy and Brazeau amid... Read more
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CTV News
Elbowgate: Canadians mock 'manhandling' by Trudeau in the Houseusing Photoshop. One individual sought to put the whole thing in perspective b
Elbowgate: Canadians mock 'manhandling' by Trudeau in the House
CTV News / Posted 10 days ago
using Photoshop. One individual sought to put the whole thing in perspective by tweeting a photo of former prime minister Jean Chretien choking a protester in 1996, in what has come to be known as the "Shawinigan Handshake." Trudeau apologized in... Read more
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CBC.ca
Faulty welding jobs on 2 submarines will take months to fixchapter in the story of Canada's four Upholder subs, acquired used from the Bri
Faulty welding jobs on 2 submarines will take months to fix
CBC.ca / Posted 12 days ago
chapter in the story of Canada's four Upholder subs, acquired used from the British in 1998. The Liberal government of Jean Chretien touted the price tag of $750 million as a bargain. The tiny fleet has been a maintenance and repair headache... Read more
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heraldscotland
Remain should emulate Better Together by matching rational economic argument with passion and patriotism, said Alexanderexplained how he had studied the Quebec referendums of 1980 and 1995 when the r
Remain should emulate Better Together by matching rational economic argument with passion and patriotism, said Alexander
heraldscotland / Posted 13 days ago
explained how he had studied the Quebec referendums of 1980 and 1995 when the respective premiers Pierre Trudeau and Jean Chretien made “extraordinarily powerful eve-of-poll speeches”. The Scot confided that in the 2014 campaign he felt it... Read more
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Calgary Sun
It’s okay now Stockwell Day, all’s forgivenbeachside venue in British Columbia on a jet ski, and wearing a wet suit — a tr
It’s okay now Stockwell Day, all’s forgiven
Calgary Sun / Posted 14 days ago
beachside venue in British Columbia on a jet ski, and wearing a wet suit — a trim and fit 50-year-old ready to take on the Jean Chretien Liberals. And he was ridiculed relentlessly by the media. There was no “sunny ways” back then, of... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Chretien reiterates position on pot decriminalization, says politicians must adjustHALIFAX -- Jean Chretien says politicians have to adjust to changing times, as
Chretien reiterates position on pot decriminalization, says politicians must adjust
Calgary Sun / Posted 19 days ago
HALIFAX -- Jean Chretien says politicians have to adjust to changing times, as his own views on marijuana, capital punishment and other contentious issues evolved after he was first elected in the early 1960s. Whether it's pot smoking, abortion, gay... Read more
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CTV News
Chretien calls for decriminalized marijuana, says politicians 'have to adjust'HALIFAX -- Jean Chretien says politicians have to adjust to changing times, as
Chretien calls for decriminalized marijuana, says politicians 'have to adjust'
CTV News / Posted 19 days ago
HALIFAX -- Jean Chretien says politicians have to adjust to changing times, as his own views on marijuana, capital punishment and other contentious issues evolved after he was first elected in the early 1960s. Whether it's pot smoking, abortion, gay... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Photos of the Day for May 9Red Square during the Victory Day military parade in Moscow. (Kirill Kukryavts
Photos of the Day for May 9
The Globe and Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Red Square during the Victory Day military parade in Moscow. (Kirill Kukryavtsev/AFP/Getty Images) Former Prime Minister Jean Chretien prepares to take a photo during an event launching the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance at... Read more
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CTV News
Leaders respond to Fort McMurray fires, 'income supports' possiblefrom reporters, including one about how this fire compares to natural disasters
Leaders respond to Fort McMurray fires, 'income supports' possible
CTV News / Posted 24 days ago
from reporters, including one about how this fire compares to natural disasters he dealt with as a minister in the Jean Chretien and Paul Martin eras. “This is clearly the largest fire-based evacuation in the history in Alberta,” he said,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Don’t change the rules to let Ambrose run for leaderout to me that an incumbent prime minister has lost to an older first-time chal
Don’t change the rules to let Ambrose run for leader
Calgary Sun / Posted 27 days ago
out to me that an incumbent prime minister has lost to an older first-time challenger just twice in our history. One was Jean Chretien, who beat the younger Kim Campbell in 1993. The other was R.B. Bennett who beat the younger W.L Mackenzie King... Read more

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