Rt. Hon. Stephen J. Harper
DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH: 1959.04.30 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
OCCUPATION: Economist. University Lecturer.
MINISTER OF CANADA:
Leader of the Official Opposition: 2002.05.21 - 2006.02.05.
Candidate for Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, March 2004. First ballot: Elected on the first ballot (over two opponents) with 56%.
Leader of the Canadian Alliance, March 2002 - December 2003. In October 2003, the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party announced they would merge to form a new party named the Conservative Party of Canada. When both parties formally ratified this agreement in December 2003, Harper's term as Leader ended with the dissolution of the Canadian Alliance.
Candidate for Leader of the Canadian Alliance, March 2002. First ballot: Elected on the first ballot (over three opponents) with 55%.
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