Stephen Harper and Peter MacKay / Paul Cellucci / Paul Martin

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Stephen Harper and Peter MacKay / Paul Cellucci / Paul Martin

Canadian Alliance leader Stephen Harper and Progressive Conservative leader Peter MacKay address the media in Ottawa, December 8, 2003, announcing the successful merger of their respective parties to create the new Conservative Party of Canada.

Paul Cellucci, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, speaks in Ottawa, Ont., on December 4, 2003. Mr. Cellucci discusses the importance of co-operation between U.S. and Canadian law enforcement personnel, as well as the need for reliable energy, infrastructure, and environmental protection.

Also on the program, Liberal leader Paul Martin addresses supporters in Vancouver, B.C., December 4, 2003. Mr. Martin contends that British Columbia will have a strong voice in his government. He also outlines his vision for Canada under his leadership.