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Dear Canadian Prime Minister Harper

David Harris | Posted 07.30.2011 | Politics
David Harris

Mr. Prime Minister, thank you for demonstrating that, when it comes to the Middle East, "Moral Courage and a Hankering to Learn the Truth" aren't "on vacation" in Ottawa.

Historic Shift In Canadian Elections

AP | By ROB GILLIES | Posted 07.02.2011 | World

TORONTO -- Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper won his coveted majority government in elections Monday that also marked a shattering defeat for...

"Thatcher Dead" Text Sparks Fears - Despite Referring To A Cat

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A misconstrued text message announcing the passing of a beloved pet has sparked a flurry of diplomatic activity in Canada....

Canada To Avoid Immediate Election

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TORONTO — One of Canada's opposition parties said Tuesday it will prop up Prime Minister Stephen Harper's minority Conservative government in a ...

The Fresh Face of Immigration

Margee Ensign | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Margee Ensign

Immigration is an area where people argue from individual experience. The worker in the US who has lost a job and concludes it is because of undocumented worker is not likely to be persuaded by the statistics.

Canadian Political Crisis: Citizens React With Disgust, Anxiety

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Tucker

Last week in Canada, three opposition parties united against Prime Minister Stephen Harper, charging he failed to insulate Canada from the global fina...

Obama Visit Strengthened Historic Partnership with Canada

Megan Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Megan Harris

During this period of global economic turbulence, it is astute for America to remind its friends how much they are valued and to refer to their shared history. It's a diplomatic retention strategy.

Canada Welcomes Obama On First Foreign Trip

The Huffington Post | Catherine Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UPDATE: 3:30 pm President Barack Obama tried to calm fears about American protectionism and assure Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper that he wan...

Obama To Canada On First Foreign Trip As President

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

On his first trip abroad, President Obama will make a trip to Canada in his first few weeks as president. The date for the trip is set for February 1...

Why Americans Should be Following Canadian Politics Right Now

Michael Garrity | Posted 05.26.2011 | World
Michael Garrity

Canadian politics over the last several weeks has been hands-down the best drama on television. It is also in a state of crisis and in urgent need of the type of political renewal the U.S. is going through.

Harper's "Time Out"

Eric Lurio | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Lurio

Steven Harper has forced the national au pair to shut down the parliament and give the opposition a "time out."

Canadian Leader Shuts Down Parliament In Desperate Attempt To Stay In Power

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Stephen Harper suspended Parliament on Thursday to avoid almost certain defeat in a confidence vote _ an unprecedented m...

Canada Takes Over Where Obama Refused to Go

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kevin Grandia

Canada's right-wing government is relying on the heated rhetoric and divisive-style of politics that Obama refused to engage in south of the border in the recent US election.

Canada's Opposition Parties May Topple Conservative Government

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TORONTO — Opposition parties said Friday they may seek to topple Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government and form a ruling coalition, chargin...