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Harper camps, shoots rifles on Arctic trip

Highlights from Prime Minister Stephen Harper's week-long annual summer tour of northern Canada

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Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper shoots a .303 Lee-Enfield rifle while taking part in a demonstration by the Canadian Rangers at a camp near the Arctic community of Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, August 20, 2013.

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper leaves the Canadian Ranger camp as he wears the Canadian Ranger sweater after he was bestowed honorary Canadian Ranger status near Gjoa Haven, Nunavut on Wednesday, August 21, 2013. Harper spent the night at the camp.

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Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper (R) shoots a .303 Lee-Enfield rifle while taking part in a demonstration by the Canadian Rangers at a camp near the Arctic community of Gjoa Haven, Nunavut August 20, 2013.

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Minister of Defence Rob Nicholson shoot .303 Lee Enfield rifle's while taking part in demonstration from Canadian Rangers near the Artic community of Gjoa Haven, Nunavut on Tuesday, August 20, 2013.

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper is greeted by a group of Canadian Rangers as he arrives in Gjoa Haven, Nunavut on Tuesday, August 20, 2013.

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Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife Laureen stand by a fire at a Canadian Rangers camp near the Arctic community of Gjoa Haven, Nunavut August 20, 2013.

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper wears the Canadian Ranger sweater after he was bestowed honorary Canadian Ranger status in Gjoa Haven, Nunavut on Wednesday, August 21, 2013.

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Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper (top) poses with members of the Canadian Rangers at a camp near the Arctic community of Gjoa Haven, Nunavut August 21, 2013.

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Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper (2nd L) and his wife Laureen (L) react as a girl models an example of tradition Inuit clothing during a community event in Gjoa Haven, Nunavut August 21, 2013. Harper is on the fourth day of his annual tour of Northern Canada. Also pictured is Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq (R).

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper wife Laureen, left, and Minister of Aboriginal Affairs Bernard Valcourt, right, watch Boyd Konana, 7, as he displays traditional dress during a community event in Gjoa Haven, Nunavut on Wednesday, August 21, 2013.

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