William Marsden and Robert Sibley
NEW YORK — Prime Minister Stephen Harper used the opportunity of his first appearance before the United Nations’ General Assembly in four years to burnish Canada’s reputation as a global leader while sidestepping issues of terrorism, Ebola and climate change that have preoccupied the international body in recent weeks.
“Today, there are many embattled parts of the world where the suffering of local populations and the threats to global security deserve our urgent attention,” Harper told the chamber. “There are, however, other areas of service to humanity.”
Harper’s speech largely focused on a program he described as …read more
Source: Ottawa Citizen