Harper says Mulcair has ‘conspiracy theories’ on elections overhaul bill

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has stepped up attempts to brand NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair as a paranoid ‘conspiracy’ theorist for arguing legislation the government is promoting as a ‘Fair Elections Act’ intended to improve federal election law is actually designed to benefit the Conservative party as Canada heads toward a 2015 general election.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, pictured in this file photo, told NDP Leader Tom Mulcair in the House on March 5, ‘I have no intention of indulging the conspiracy theories of the leader of the NDP.’ The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Tim Naumetz

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, March 5, 2014 10:12 PM

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