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Just like Sir Robert Borden, not many believed a few short years ago that Stephen Harper could become Prime Minister, let alone reach the electoral promised land and achieve majority status.
It's time for Harper Tories to reactivate Diefenbaker-John A. tradition.
Young Conservatives in Kingston are calling on Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his government to get on board with planning for national celebrations to mark the 200th anniversary of Sir John A. Macdonald's birth in 2015.
Try as I might, I haven't been able to get past the revealing story the author tells about himself on page 263.
Presiding over minority Parliaments since 2004, conditions under which tie votes in the Commons are obviously more likely, Peter Milliken has cast four tiebreaking votes while in the Speaker's chair.
As Bill Clinton spoke about his efforts fighting AIDS in Africa, his positive message about how combating climate change and the role of the ordinary citizen as activist, one could have heard a proverbial pin drop.
North Americans didn't follow Carter's plea to turn down thermostats, choose conservation over consumption and opt for public transit over gas-guzzlers.
Joe Clark's legacy is much more than the victory over a man no other Tory vanquished.
Imagine it today, seven weeks where our Prime Minister and his opponents battled it out over an issue of fundamental importance to our future? An issue-based election? What a concept.
This fall is the perfect time for StÃ©phane Dion to allow Bob Rae to set a record, the kind junkies will be talking about for years.
The political gamesmanship that consumed official Ottawa in the lead-up to the visit of presumptive U.S. presidential candidate Sen. John McCain to our capital city was an embarrassing moment.
Failed U.S. presidential candidate Michael Dukakis says Canadian MP know how to 'work those ridings well, knock on each door.'
Former prime minister John Turner has walked in StÃ©phane Dion's shoes
In 1957, Bob Rae and his brother John received a 10 cent tip during Christmas from the wife of then-Republican vice-president Richard Nixon for their service as the paperboys for the Nixons.
Former NHL great and Toronto MP Leonard 'Red' Kelly says 'if things aren't going right, they blame the Speaker. He's an easy guy to attack.'
Third year civil engineering student, Liban Mohamed, a co-op student with Public Works this summer, tweeted this photo from the West Block. This is the excavation work to construct the West Block's portion of the new underground Visitors' Welcome Centre.
Workers loading a fixture onto a construction elevator destined to top a chimney on the West Block's Mackenzie Tower.
The secret staircase inside the Mackenzie Tower is named after Alexander Mackenzie, Canada's second prime minister. Mackenzie, whose office was in West Block, was apparently leery of lobbyists and used the secret staircase as an escape route.
Copper roofing and metal vents near the top of the West Block's Mackenzie Tower, named after Alexander Mackenzie, Canada's second prime minister and first Liberal prime minister. Mackenzie, who was in office from 1873 to 1878, had his office in West Block. The Mackenzie Tower, the building's tallest tower, also to be completely dismantled and rebuilt as part of the restoration work.
Small copper-rimmed windows set to be installed on the West Block's Mackenzie Tower. The West Block is one of four Parliament Buildings under construction as part of the Public Works' multi-billion-dollar rehabilitation project. It's expected to cost $2.64-billion by 2018. West Block's renovation is expected to cost $863-million and is expected to be completed in 2018.
A worker wearing rubber gloves for protection is pictured cleaning West Block masonry with a toothbrush.