Thank you, Mr. President
Prime Minister Stephen Harper was one of 80 world leaders at the United Nations Monday, attending its summit on climate change.
He used his speech to promote his vision of balancing environmental protection with economic needs.
Whether it struck a chord with voters is hard to know. But Harper did make an impression on UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon even if the secretary general had Harper's title wrong.
When the prime minister was finished his remarks, Ban said, "Thank you Mr. President Harper. Thank you also for respecting the time limit."
That last bit is an achievement, indeed, at an institution well-known for running behind schedule.
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