Last updated on: 1/11/2016 | Author: ProCon.org

Stephen Harper, MA Biography

Title:
22nd Prime Minister of Canada
Position:
Con to the question "Should Prostitution Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

“In terms of legalization of prostitution I can just tell you that obviously that’s something that this government doesn’t favour.”

Vancouver Sun, Jan. 27, 2007

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Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the study of prostitution. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to prostitution issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • 22nd Prime Minister, Canada, Feb. 6, 2006-Nov. 4, 2015
  • Canada’s Newsmaker of the Year, Time Magazine, 2006
  • Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2006
  • MP (Canadian Alliance/Conservative Party – Calgary Southwest), 2002-2005
  • Co-Founder, Conservative Party, 2003
  • President, National Citizens’ Coalition, 1997-2001
  • MP (Reform Party – Calgary West), 1993-1997
  • Policy Chief, Reform Party, 1987-1992
  • Chief Aide, Progressive Conservative MP Jim Hawkes, 1985-1986
Education:
  • MA, Economics, University of Calgary
  • BA, Economics, University of Calgary
Other:
  • None found