Stephen Harper Articles

Harper in Winnipeg for CentrePort Opening on Friday

CentrePort Canada Way will officially open on Friday after years of development. Prime Minister Stephen Harper will be in Winnipeg for the occasion at Fort Garry Fire Trucks, which relocated to CentrePort. The four-lane divided expressway will serve the 20,000 acre...

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Stephen Harper in Winnipeg Today

Prime Minister Stephen Harper will be in Winnipeg briefly today for meetings with representatives from the Canadian Centre for Child Protection. Harper will be at the Delta Winnipeg Hotel this morning for a photo-op, followed by a roundtable meeting over the noon...

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Five Winnipeg Teachers Honoured by Harper

Three teachers from Shaftesbury High School have been honoured by Prime Minister Stephen Harper for their work in an extracurricular science program involving high-altitude balloons. Rob Striemer, Adrian Deakin, and April McKnight met with Harper during a ceremony on...

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Prime Minister Harper in Churchill Today

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's tour of the north continues today as he spends time in Churchill. Harper arrived late Thursday to the northern Manitoba community and will be joined by Defence Minister Peter MacKay later this morning to participate in OP NANOOK 12 --...

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Harper Commits Second Phase for Lake Winnipeg Cleanup

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Thursday the second phase to clean up Lake Winnipeg. While in Gimli, Manitoba, Harper committed $18 million from Ottawa to help transboundary partners understand water quality issues facing Lake Winnipeg and provide scientific...

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Harper in Gimli, Grosse Isle Today

Prime Minister Stephen Harper will be in Manitoba today, where he'll make an announcement and then take part in a Conservative Party summer BBQ. Harper will be at the Lakeview Hotels and Resorts in Gimli at 11:15 a.m. to make an announcement alongside Public Safety...

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Elmwood Teacher Honoured with Prime Minister’s Award

An Elmwood High School teacher will be presented with one of the highest educational honours today. Chantelle Cotton will be presented with the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence by Elmwood-Transcona MP Lawrence Toet. Cotton is one of six Manitoba...

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Harper Unveils Commemorative Winnipeg Jets Coins

Harper Unveils Commemorative Winnipeg Jets Coins

Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Sunday unveiled two commemorative Winnipeg Jets coins at MTS Centre. The coins, put out by the Royal Canadian Mint, include a 50-cent coin and a $20 pure silver coin. The coins will definitely be collector's items for any hockey fan,...

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Prime Minister Harper Tours Manitoba Flood Zone

Prime Minister Stephen Harper was in Manitoba Wednesday, where he toured regions along the Assiniboine River affected by flooding. Harper was in Southport, just south of Portage la Prairie, where he was briefed on the latest flood situation at Allied Wings FBO. Watch:...

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Canadians Finally Give Harper Majority Government

Canadians handed Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Conservatives a majority government Monday. After leading the pack the entire night, with the NDP trailing in second place, the Conservatives won 167 seats across the country. Jack Layton and the NDP will sit...

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Harper Campaigns in Winnipeg During Conservative Rally

Conservative leader Stephen Harper was in Winnipeg on Tuesday, firing up party supporters at a campaign rally. Watch: Speaking to a crowd of about 1,000 people at the Victoria Inn, Harper reiterated that if Canada elected another minority Conservative government,...

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Harper in Winnipeg Today on Campaign Stop

Conservative leader Stephen Harper will land in Winnipeg today -- the first federal leader to touch down in the city since the election campaign kicked off. Harper will speak at the Victoria Inn at 5 p.m. and be joined by local Conservative candidates and other party...

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