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Prime Minister Harper: “The Canucks are my team.”

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, attending Game 4 of the SCF in Boston with his daughter. 

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Wondering: Are the dudes in Canucks jerseys in front part of his security team? I may not be Harper’s biggest fan, but that seems worrisome!

Below is the interview Harper gave to CBC’s George Stroumboulopoulos earlier this week.  Good stuff. And fun fact: he doesn’t PVR his hockey… he books the nation’s business around the NHL’s schedule, when necessary.

Now that’s hardcore. smile

 

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  Tags: cbc, george+stroumboulopoulos, stephen+harper

Prime Ministerial Hockey

Broadcaster Magazine reports:
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Prime Minister Stephen Harper shows his national pride and appears in TSN’s on-air promotional spots asking hockey fans to join him in watching the 2008 IIHF World Junior Championship as Team Canada goes for a fourth straight Gold Medal.

The Harper spots are the latest addition to TSN’s multifaceted World Juniors marketing campaign, promoting the network’s coverage of the event from December 26 to January 5.

Prime Minister Harper, a huge hockey fan, will appear in two 15 second spots, inviting Canadians to join him and his family for the country’s annual holiday hockey tradition on TSN.

All of which might seem a bit bizarre to non-Canadians, but this isn’t the first time our Prime Minister has partnered up with TSN. 

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  Tags: stephen+harper, tsn, world+junior+championships

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