The Top 50 People Influencing Canadian Foreign Policy

It has been more than three years since the Conservative government, led by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, first swept to power on a five-point plan that included absolutely no mention of foreign policy.

Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 01/28/2009 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Tuesday, 12/18/2012 4:42 pm EST

It has been more than three years since the Conservative government, led by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, first swept to power on a five-point plan that included absolutely no mention of foreign policy. When their minority government lasted much longer than expected, and unforeseen events like the war between Israel and Hezbollah in the summer of 2006 erupted, the Conservatives were forced to figure out how they would position Canada in the world.

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