THN exclusive: Canadian PM Stephen Harper takes a break from campaign to talk hockey

By Ken Campbell

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper loves hockey, but he's not about to throw public money directly at arenas, whether it's for billionaires or rural communities that need a new place to play. More

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