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Trudeau Aims For Majority

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.14.2016 | Canada Politics

Could it happen?

Trudeau Won't Support Harper Under Any Circumstances

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 09.22.2015 | Canada Politics

But he was less clear Tuesday when it came to the notion of installing a government led by NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair.

Critics Warn Harper C-51 Support May Carry Heavy Cost

CBC | Posted 06.02.2016 | Canada Politics

As the government's proposed anti-terror bill heads towards the legislative finish line, some of its more conservative-minded critics are warning Prim...

Trudeau Nixes Coalition With NDP After Saying He May Be Open To It

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.15.2015 | Canada Politics

HALIFAX - Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says he doesn't see any possibility of a coalition with the NDP, a day after he said he would "maybe" be more ...

Trudeau Open To NDP Coalition, But Not With Mulcair As Leader

CP | Melanie Marquis, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.14.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says he would "maybe" be more open to the idea of forming a coalition with the NDP if Tom Mulcair was not runni...

Mulcair's Coalition Flip-Flop Is Bad for Democracy

J.J. McCullough | Posted 04.30.2014 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpgRecently NDP leader Thomas Mulcair said he would be open to forming a coalition with the Liberals, after previously denouncing the idea. Canadian democracy cannot the constant coyness of the sort Mr. Mulcair is now offering; purported claims that he's a serious candidate for prime minister on the one hand, which are then completely undermined by promises to "work with other parties" and reminders that the NDP was "willing to make Stephane Dion the Prime Minister of Canada" on the other. Opportunism of this sort simply reenforces voter apathy, and justifies the entirely credible suspicion that Canada's political elites don't really care much for the preferences of the public they purport to govern.

Grand Alliance Pushed By Liberal Contender

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.28.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Electoral co-operation between Liberals and Greens could be a "game-changer" that ensures defeat of the Harper Conservatives — even if New ...

McGuinty's 'Major Minority'

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.07.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Just hours after seeing his Liberal government re-elected to a third consecutive term, but reduced to a minority, Ontario Premier Dalton McGu...

NDP Back Away From Supporting Liberal Minority In Ontario

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.22.2011 | Canada

TORONTO - Having a no-show leader in Friday's debate on northern issues will hurt the governing Liberals in the Oct. 6 election, NDP Leader Andrea Hor...