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PM’s historic Israel trip also aimed at Conservative partisan interests in Canada, pollsters say

Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s unprecedented and spectacular visit to Israel with an ‘accompanying party’ dominated by nearly 200 leading members of Canadian Jewish communities and pro-Israel fundraising and lobbying groups is aimed as well at Conservative partisan interests in Canada, leading pollsters say.

Photograph courtesy of PMO photographer Jason Ransom
Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife Laureen, with Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, and Sara Netanyahu, pictured on Jan. 21 touring the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial during their first official visit to Israel.

PARLIAMENT HILL—Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s unprecedented and spectacular visit to Israel with an “accompanying party” dominated by nearly 200 leading members of Canadian Jewish communities and pro-Israel fundraising and lobbying groups is aimed as well at Conservative partisan interests in Canada, leading pollsters say.

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PM’s historic Israel trip also aimed at Conservative partisan interests in Canada, pollsters say

Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s unprecedented and spectacular visit to Israel with an ‘accompanying party’ dominated by nearly 200 leading members of Canadian Jewish communities and pro-Israel fundraising and lobbying groups is aimed as well at Conservative partisan interests in Canada, leading pollsters say.

Photograph courtesy of PMO photographer Jason Ransom
Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife Laureen, with Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, and Sara Netanyahu, pictured on Jan. 21 touring the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial during their first official visit to Israel.

PARLIAMENT HILL—Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s unprecedented and spectacular visit to Israel with an “accompanying party” dominated by nearly 200 leading members of Canadian Jewish communities and pro-Israel fundraising and lobbying groups is aimed as well at Conservative partisan interests in Canada, leading pollsters say.

  

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Thursday, March 5, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
ITK hosts intimate preview of next week's Taste of the Arctic event March 2, 2015

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ITK project coordinator Looee Okalik, using an 'ulu' or 'woman's knife' to cut off a portion of 'Nikku' or dried caribou.
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NAC Le Café's executive chef John Morris explaining his take on traditional Inuit menu items.
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First Air's Elisapee Sheutiapik, also former mayor of Iqaluit, with ITK health and social development assistant director Anna Fowler.
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First Air's Ron Lowry, Ms. Sheutiapik, ITK's Looee Okalik, iPolitics' Elizabeth Gray-Smith, ITK's Anna Fowler, The Hill Times' Rachel Aiello, First Air's Bert van der Stege, and ITK's Kathleen Tagoona.
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After the tasting, Chef John Morris joined the guests for the mini-feast of traditional Inuit foods.
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Chef John Morris spoons some jus on Ottawa Citizen food editor Peter Hum's plate.
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First Air's Ron Lowry and Bert van der Stege; and ITK President Terry Audla.
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ITK president Terry Audla digging in to the frozen Arctic char or 'Iqaluk' meat from the Rankin Inlet.
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First Air's Ron Lowry adding a bit of seal fur to his suit.

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