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2006-05-16 17:10:16

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's minority Conservative government quickly went on the political offensive on Tuesday after an official investigation revealed more problems with a controversial long gun registry set up by the previous Liberal government.

2006-05-16 13:36:01

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's minority Conservative government received what is likely to be a political boost on Tuesday when an official probe delivered another attack on a controversial long gun registry set up by the previous Liberal administration.

2006-02-06 18:12:13

By Randall Palmer and Gilbert Le Gras OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's new prime minister, Stephen Harper, unveiled some surprise cabinet choices on Monday and vowed to end the sort of corruption scandals that drove Liberal Prime Minister Paul Martin from power.

2006-02-06 16:52:34

By Randall Palmer and Gilbert Le Gras OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's new Conservative prime minister named a mostly inexperienced cabinet team on Monday, and vowed to cut taxes and prevent corruption scandals such as the one that helped bring an end to more than 12 years of Liberal rule.

2006-02-06 14:10:28

By Randall Palmer and Gilbert Le Gras OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's new Conservative prime minister named a mostly inexperienced government team on Monday and promised to cut taxes and prevent the kind of corruption that brought down the outgoing Liberal administration.

2006-02-06 11:46:19

By Randall Palmer and Gilbert Le Gras OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's first Conservative government in more than a decade was sworn in on Monday but the administration's fragile minority position will limit its ability to push through much in the way of radical change.

2006-02-02 14:37:49

By Randall Palmer OTTAWA (Reuters) - His political dreams cut short, Paul Martin bowed out of the Canadian limelight on Thursday admitting errors but affirming that he had done a lot for the country first as finance minister and then as prime minister.

2006-02-01 14:45:53

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - The inquiry into a corruption scandal that brought down Canada's Liberal government recommended on Wednesday that an array of tough new rules be introduced to prevent wrongdoing by unelected officials.

2006-01-24 16:53:03

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - The winner of Canada's election began tackling the challenge on Tuesday of pushing his Conservative Party agenda of tax cuts and more defense spending through a Parliament he does not control.

2006-01-24 11:24:45

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - The winner of Canada's election began facing the challenge on Tuesday of pushing his Conservative Party agenda of tax cuts and more defense spending through a Parliament he does not control.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.