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Canada's 'been in quite intimate contact' with Obama administration

Peter Kent says Canadian officials have been in close contact with the Obama transition team to discuss issues of mutual interest.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and U.S. President Barack Obama may have different political ideologies, but the Harper Conservatives say they're confident both leaders will get along just fine, says Peter Kent, minister of state for Foreign Affairs for the Americas, who represented Canada at the new U.S. President's historic inauguration ceremony last week in Washington, D.C.

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Canada's 'been in quite intimate contact' with Obama administration

Peter Kent says Canadian officials have been in close contact with the Obama transition team to discuss issues of mutual interest.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and U.S. President Barack Obama may have different political ideologies, but the Harper Conservatives say they're confident both leaders will get along just fine, says Peter Kent, minister of state for Foreign Affairs for the Americas, who represented Canada at the new U.S. President's historic inauguration ceremony last week in Washington, D.C.

  

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Thursday, August 28, 2014
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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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