Canadian PM Stephen Harper Fighting for His Political Life

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Less than two months after re-election, Canada's conservative Prime Minister has almost been forced out of office. Stephen Harper was saved for the moment by Queen Elizabeth's governor general, who agreed to let Parliament be closed down until the end of next month. Lisa Young, Professor of Political Science at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada, explains.

Credits

Guest:
Lisa Young - Professor of Political Science, University of Calgary

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Karen Radziner, Sonya Geis