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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.

  
Parliamentary Calendar
Wednesday, December 31, 1969
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
World Press Photo 15 exhibit premiere at the Canadian War Museum, July 22 July 24, 2015

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A woman takes in the third prize for contemporary issues single photos by Italian photographer Fulvio Bugani. His series is called 'Waria: Being a Different Muslim.'
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Cees Cole, Netherlands ambassador to Canada.
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Mark O’Neill, president and CEO at the Canadian War and History museums.
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World Press Photo representative Noortje Gorter.
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Photographer Chris Roussakis, Hill Times reporter Rachel Aiello, photographer Cynthia Münster and Hill Times online editor Bea Vongdouangchanh.
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The music from these two string musicians flowed through the gallery all evening.
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Jeanine DeVos taking in the exhibit.
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Mark O’Neill, president and CEO at the Canadian War and History museums, with Silvie Morel.
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Cynthia and Yves Bled.

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