Five Must-Watch Charts for Harper During Canada Re-Election Bid

Stephen Harper, Canada's Prime Minister, delivers remarks at the Deer Run Golf Club as he kicks off his election campaign in Ajax, Ontario, on Aug. 3.

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper kicked off Canada’s 42nd election campaign on Sunday, leaning heavily on his reputation as a strong economic steward. His rivals, in turn, are assailing his record as the country struggles to recover from an oil shock.

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