Paul Martin Liberal. Stephen Harper Conservative. The Canadian federal election more formally, the 39th General Election was held on January 23, , to elect members of the House of Commons of Canada of the 39th Parliament of Canada. The election resulted in a minority government led by the Conservative Party with Stephen 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.
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Become an informed Catholic. Boston Catholic Insider reported on Sept. Walter Cuenin abruptly left his position as chaplain at Brandeis University in January ostensibly for reasons of health, but was in fact removed after a male college student claimed the priest got him drunk and sexually molested him. Cuenin had taken a Brandeis student on a trip to NY City around Christmas-time, staying in a one-bedroom hotel room with one bed. He plied him with alcohol, and then molested him. The victim, who prefers to be unidentified, wanted Fr.
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This article was published more than 10 years ago. Some information in it may no longer be current. The Liberal government moved yesterday to prevent an internal crisis over its bill to legalize same-sex marriage, saying it is willing to beef up protections for church groups complaining that their religious freedoms will be violated. Justice Minister Irwin Cotler told reporters he could support amendments that add "further certainty" to the bill's existing religious protections.