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Canada PM faces plagiarism claim


A Canadian Conservative Party speech-writer has resigned after Prime Minister Stephen Harper was accused of plagiarising a speech.

The Liberal Party has compiled a video montage which compares Stephen Harper's 2003 speech with one by then Australian PM John Howard. Mr Howard made his speech two days prior to Mr Harper.

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