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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.'
At 9:52 a.m., the first calls came in of shots fired at the National War Memorial. Five people tried to save Cpl. Nathan Cirillo's life who was standing guard at the National War Memorial. He later died of gunshot wounds.
The people who tried save Cpl. Nathan Cirillo's life were later identified as Margaret Lerhe, a nurse on her way to work at the Elizabeth Bruyere Hospital; another corporal, a soldier, National Defence employee and former Naval officer Martin Magnan; and lawyer Barbara Winters who told Cpl. Cirillo that his family loved him while he lay dying.
People running from Parliament Hill shortly after the gunfight in Centre Block where gunman Michael Zihaf-Bibeau was shot dead by House Sgt.-at-Arms Kevin Vickers, House security officers, and the RCMP.
Police pictured at the corner of Metcalfe and Slater streets in Ottawa later in the day on Oct. 22.
Liberal Sen. Jim Munson in a lockdown in Room 257 East Block doing a media interview.
NDP MPs, staffers, and others locked down in Room 257 East Block, watching the events unfold on one small laptop.
NDP MP Wayne Marston, pictured shortly after running from Parliament Hill.
More police officers on Metcalfe Street, just down the street from Parliament Hill.
Conservative MP Maurice Vellacott does a media interview on Metcalfe Street.
A tourist who witnessed the shooting talks to police shortly after Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was shot.
Police on Sparks Street outside The Hill Times' office.
NDP MPs Rosane Doré Lefebvre, far left, Hélène Laverdiere, and NDP MP Charlie Angus, pictured shortly after the shooting on the Hill and the National War Memorial.
Journalists and others leaving Parliament Hill, shortly after the shooting.
CTV Hill reporter Richard Madan and CBC Radio reporter Susan Lunn.
NDP MP Charlie Angus does an interview on Metcalfe Street later in the afternoon.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper, pictured that evening, addressing the nation about the shocking killing of a soldier killed at the National War Memorial and later the killing of the man in a gunfight in Centre Block.
The next day in the Hot Room, the Parliamentary Press Gallery. Gallery clerks Collin Lafrance and Normand Gagnon.
Flowers the next morning, Oct. 23, at the National War Memorial.
People bring flowers to the War Memorial the day after, Oct. 23.
A woman bringing flowers is escorted by police to the National War Memorial on Oct. 23.
People pay their respects at the National War Memorial on Oct. 23.
Conservative MPs Mark Warawa and Scott Reid return to the Hill the day after the shootings.
Conservative MP James Bezan, parliamentary secretary to the minister of national defence, is interviewed the following day, Oct. 23.
An RCMP officer stands guard on Parliament Hill on Oct. 23.
Police pictured outside the Chateau Laurier Hotel the following day, Oct. 23.
Justice Minister Peter MacKay, pictured in the Commons foyer on Oct. 23, taking questions from reporters.
Minister of State for Small Business Maxime Bernier, being scrummed on Oct. 23.
Parliamentary Press Gallery clerk Normand Gagnon, pictured on Oct. 23.
House Sgt.-at-Arms Kevin Vickers, pictured on Oct. 23 in the Speaker's Parade. Mr. Vickers is being credited as the one whose bullets killed gunman Michael Zihaf-Bibeau who stormed the Centre Block with a hunting rifle.
NDP MP Paul Dewar, pictured, and many other MPs, visited the National War Memorial the following day, Oct. 23.
Just outside the Library of Parliament, where Michael Zihaf-Bibeau was finally shot and killed after a gunfight in Centre Block.
Former Reform Party leader Preston Manning was on Parliament Hill on Oct. 23, the day after the shooting.
The Wire Report reporter Peter Henderson, pictured on Oct. 23, doing an interview with CNN. He had been locking up his bike on Sparks Street on the morning of the shooting at the National War Memorial and was one of the first reporters on the scene.