Strange things under the Ottawa sun

The Harper Conservatives have been as revolutionary or reactionary a government that Canada has ever seen. But it has been change through subterfuge, duplicity and artifice—not with shouting from the barricades.

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The new Conservative Party, under Prime Minister Stephen Harper, saw enemies that needed to be vanquished as its default position in the Canadian political system, writes Gar Pardy.
Gar Pardy
Published: Monday, 07/28/2014 11:10 pm EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 08/13/2014 11:06 am EDT

Robert Service did not have Ottawa in mind when he wrote "There are strange things done in the midnight sun by the men who moil for gold."

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