Stephen J. Harper, May 27, 2006. “Fixed election dates prevent governments from calling snap elections for short-term political advantage. Fixed election dates stop leaders from trying to manipulate the calendar. They level the playing field for all parties. The rules are clear for everybody.”
Stephen J. Harper, August 14, 2008. “I think, quite frankly, I’m going to have to make a judgment in the next little while as to whether or not this Parliament can function productively.”
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