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Stephen Harper
Net Worth, Height, Wiki, Age


Birthday

: 30 April 1959

Age

: 62 years old Comment

Sign

: Taurus

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Stephen Harper  Wiki


  • Stephen Harper is a Canadian retired politician who served as the 22nd Prime Minister of Canada, from February 6, 2006 to November 4, 2015
  • He was the first prime minister to come from the modern Conservative Party of Canada, which was formed by a merger of the Progressive Conservative Party and the Canadian Alliance
Born:30 April 1959 Comment
How old is Stephen Harper in 2021? / Age: 62 years
Zodiac sign:Taurus


Who is Stephen Harper? / Facts   


  • Harper was member of parliament for the riding of Calgary Heritage in Alberta from 2002 to 2016 (previously known as Calgary Southwest from 2002 to 2015)
  • Earlier, from 1993 to 1997, he was the MP for Calgary West, representing the Reform Party of Canada
  • He was one of the founding members of the Reform Party, but did not seek re-election in the 1997 federal election
  • Harper instead joined and later led the National Citizens Coalition, a conservative lobbyist group
  • In 2002, he s쳮ded Stockwell Day as leader of the Canadian Alliance, the successor to the Reform Party and returned to parliament as Leader of the Opposition
  • In 2003, he reached an agreement with Progressive Conservative leader Peter MacKay for the merger of their two parties to form the Conservative Party of Canada
  • He was elected as the party's first leader, in March 2004
  • Harper stepped down as MP on August 26, 2016
  • The 2006 federal election resulted in a minority government led by the Conservative Party with Harper becoming the 22nd Prime Minister of Canada
  • By proportion of seats, this was Canada's smallest minority government since Confederation
  • Despite this, it was the longest-serving minority government overall
  • In the 2008 federal election, the Conservative Party won a stronger minority, showing a small increase in the percentage of the popular vote and increased representation in the Canadian House of Commons, with 143 of 308 seats
  • The 40th Canadian Parliament was dissolved in March, 2011, after a no-confidence vote that deemed the Cabinet to be in contempt of parliament
  • In the federal election that followed, the Conservatives won a majority government, the first since the 2000 federal election; the party won 166 seats, an increase of 23 seats from the October 2008 election
  • Though Harper won his seat of Calgary-Heritage in the October 19, 2015, federal election, the Conservative Party was defeated by the Liberal Party of Canada, led by Justin Trudeau, who was sworn-in as Harper's successor on November 4, 2015
  • Harper resigned as party leader on October 19, 2015, and the Conservative Party caucus chose an interim leader, Rona Ambrose, on November 5, 2015, to serve until a leadership election
  • Harper moved back to Calgary, Alberta, and commuted to Ottawa as an opposition backbench member of parliament

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