Stephen Harper: Then and Now

See if you can spot more subtle differences

The hair’s much greyer, the children are older. See if you can spot more subtle differences that marked Stephen Harper’s near-decade as prime minister.

Stephen Harper delivers the federal budget on Parliament Hill with finance ministers Jim Flaherty in 2007 and Joe Oliver in 2015

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On the campaign trail in 2006 and 2015

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Harper’s first (2006) and one of his last (2009) meetings with a U.S. President

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Swearing in his first (2006) and last cabinet (2011)

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Getting his kicks at the Quebec Winter Carnival (2007, 2015)

Paul Chiasson/CP and Jacques Boissinot/CP

Celebrating first electoral victory (2006) and conceding defeat (2015)

Fred Lum/Globe and Mail/CP and Jeff McIntosh/CP

The Harper family Christmas cards (2006, 2013)

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After his first leaders debate (2004) and his last (2015)

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