"Prime Minister Stephen Harper has received the rarest and most expensive gift at the recent G8 summit, a book given by his Italian counterpart Silvio Berlusconi, worth $460 000"
Apparently, Harper was just lucky to get that one. But he can't keep it since it's worth more than $1000. So Italian tax payers' money ends up somewhere, lying around, in the Canadian government.
Source: La Presse