The Canadian Press

2016-08-26 | Harper Quits

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Former prime minister Stephen Harper is going back to private life. Harper announced today that he has resigned his seat in the House of Commons, ending a career in politics that spanned over two decades. At a Liberal caucus retreat in Bagotville, Quebec, current Prime Minister Justin Trudeau thanked Harper for sacrificing for his country. (Harper announced he was stepping down as MP for the riding of Calgary Heritage in a statement and video posted to his social media channels.)

Date: 2016-08-26
Placeline: BAGOTVILLE, Quebec.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << his service is prime minister and before that is party leader to country has never been questioned in the fact is that as prime minister who's also a father I can understand the sacrifices that have to be made in terms of having a young family while upholding this responsibility for Canadians >>