The Canadian Press

2008-09-07 | FedElection Harper

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper ignored his own fixed-date election law to drop the writ and call a general election. Harper announced on September 7th that Canadians would go to the polls on October 14th. (In sending Canadians to the polls before his government could be defeated in the House, Harper claimed the minority Parliament had become dysfunctional and that he required a fresh mandate to navigate the troubled economic waters ahead.)

Date: 2008-09-07
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << tradies will choose a government to look out for their interest at a time of global economic trouble they will choose between clear direction or uncertainty between common sense or risky experiments between steadiness or recklessness >>