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Conservative Leader Harper needs some help, and how

If the minority government had fallen last week, a summer election would have cost the Conservatives seats in British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Ontario.

Call it an astounding case of reverse momentum. As an excruciating Liberal spring comes to an end, the Conservative Party is sliding so fast in the polls that it is about to overtake the NDP for last place among the national parties.

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Conservative Leader Harper needs some help, and how

If the minority government had fallen last week, a summer election would have cost the Conservatives seats in British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Ontario.

Call it an astounding case of reverse momentum. As an excruciating Liberal spring comes to an end, the Conservative Party is sliding so fast in the polls that it is about to overtake the NDP for last place among the national parties.

  

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Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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