Canadian politician, was elected prime minister in January, when his Conservative Party defeated the Liberal Party, headed by Prime Minister Paul Martin, in parliamentary elections. It's the first time in 12 years that a Conservative will lead the country. He ran as a moderate conservative, shunning decisive social issues.
More on Stephen Harper from Infoplease:
- Stephen Harper - Biography of Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, 2006-present
- Stephen Harper - Harper, Stephen Harper, Stephen, 1959–, Canadian politician, prime minister (2006–) of ...
- Stockwell Day - Day, Stockwell Day, Stockwell, 1950–, Canadian political leader, b. Barrie, Ontario. He grew ...
- Yann Martel - Biography of Yann Martel, The author of Life of Pi
- Conservative party, Canadian political party - Conservative party Conservative party, in Canada. 1. Former Canadian political party that merged ...