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Lobbying of PM Harper more than doubles in 2014 from year before: registry

By Mark Burgess      
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Prime Minister Stephen Harper was lobbied more than twice as many times in 2014 as the year before, an increase insiders attribute to a range of factors, including more pressing economic files, more transparent lobby registration, and the absence of his former chief of staff Nigel Wright. Mr. Harper (Calgary Southwest, Alta.) was lobbied 55 times last year, communication reports filed with the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying show, putting him among the top 10 most lobbied

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