Stephen Harper

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Stephen Harper, who as leader of the National Citizens Coalition challenged limits on campaign spending in Harper v. Canada, and as leader of the Conservative Party of Canada opposed prisoners' voting rights after Sauvé v. Canada.

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The Canadian economy will get a solid boost from Tuesday’s Bank of Canada rate cut of three-quarters of a percentage point, but fiscal stimulus will also be needed, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said.

“First of all, I think the move by the Bank of Canada is very significant, and the monetary policy stimulus, the economic stimulus they’ll get out of today’s announcement, is significant. We’ve already seen some action by our chartered banks,” Harper told CBC television.  Read more…

Stephen Joseph Harper PC MP (born April 30, 1959) is the twenty-second and current Prime Minister of Canada, and leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. Harper became Prime Minister after his party won a minority government in the January 2006 federal election. He is the first ever Prime Minister from his current political party, and the first since 1993 from any “Conservative” party, following twelve years of government by the Liberal Party. Read the rest of his bio from Wikipedia

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