[Waterloo Record] But not every invited dignitary will be present. And among the most conspicuous of the absent will be Canada’s own Prime Minister Stephen Harper. In staying away, Harper erred. He should be in Beijing. Instead, his perplexing absence will confuse the Chinese, possibly damage Sino-Canadian relations and do a disservice to the Canadian athletes competing there.
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