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Harper vulnerable on political motives, should stick to governing, say pollsters

But SES pollster Nik Nanos says all parties are stalled in one way or another, except Greens, 'we're really in a holding pattern right now.'

If Prime Minister Stephen Harper hopes to improve his polling numbers over the slow summer months, he should depart from attack-style politics, stick to governing, and use the time before the fall session to craft a vision for the country, pollsters and observers say.

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Harper vulnerable on political motives, should stick to governing, say pollsters

But SES pollster Nik Nanos says all parties are stalled in one way or another, except Greens, 'we're really in a holding pattern right now.'

If Prime Minister Stephen Harper hopes to improve his polling numbers over the slow summer months, he should depart from attack-style politics, stick to governing, and use the time before the fall session to craft a vision for the country, pollsters and observers say.

  

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Monday, February 2, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Book of Negroes screening on Parliament Hill Jan. 27, 2015

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Copies of Lawrence Hill's book, Book of Negroes.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MPs Ray Boughen, Rob Clarke, John Barlow and Chris Warkentin.
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Aunjanue Ellis, star of Book of Negroes.

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