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'Joni Mitchell's lyric about paving paradise to put up parking lots still resonates,' says Prime Minister

Harper's stump speech to Canada's urbanites in King City

The following is an edited version of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's speech he delivered in King City, Ont., on March 14 where he announced $425-million in federal spending to preserve ecologically sensitive lands from development. Conservation groups will be asked to raise an additional $275-million to save 200,000 hectares of land in southern communities across Canada. The money will be distributed by the Nature Conservancy of Canada, a non-profit organization. When Mr. Harper delivered this speech he also addressed members of the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

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'Joni Mitchell's lyric about paving paradise to put up parking lots still resonates,' says Prime Minister

Harper's stump speech to Canada's urbanites in King City

The following is an edited version of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's speech he delivered in King City, Ont., on March 14 where he announced $425-million in federal spending to preserve ecologically sensitive lands from development. Conservation groups will be asked to raise an additional $275-million to save 200,000 hectares of land in southern communities across Canada. The money will be distributed by the Nature Conservancy of Canada, a non-profit organization. When Mr. Harper delivered this speech he also addressed members of the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

  

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Monday, September 1, 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.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

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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