Conservative leader Stephen Harper reiterated his intention to scrap the per-voter subsidy on Friday, though he cautioned he would need a majority to go ahead with the plan. Harper’s last attempt to end the subsidy in 2008 nearly brought his government after the opposition parties united against it. A Conservative majority, Harper said, would phase out the subsidy over three years. “This is where we want to go,” he said, “and where we think voters want us to go.”
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