G8 Attack Reflects Poorly on Canada: Experts

"If we were doing innovative things and we were as daring as once we were, we would know": Cohen

Michelle Collins
Published: Wednesday, 07/15/2009 12:00 am EDT

Minutes before Mr. Harper was to address reporters for a final time at the end of this year's G8 summit in Italy, an assistant to the prime minister told reporters Liberal Leader Micael Ignatieff had suggested the G8 may soon be replaced by a new forum from which Canada would be excluded. When he appeared, Mr. Harper pounced on the comments, slamming Mr. Ignatieff for daring to imply Canada wouldn't be worthy of membership in influential fora.

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