March 25, 2011 / 6:53 PM / 6 years ago

Canada PM to seek Parliament dissolution Saturday

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OTTAWA, March 25 (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Friday he would meet with the country's governor general on Saturday to seek the dissolution of Parliament and kick off an election campaign.

Harper spoke after his minority Conservative government was defeated in a nonconfidence vote presented by the main opposition Liberal Party. (Reporting by David Ljunggren and Jeffrey Hodgson; editing by Rob Wilson)

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