Ndp Liberal Merger

NDP And Liberals May Lose Even If They Work Together

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 02.17.2013 | Canada Politics

A new poll shows the Conservatives remain in the lead in national voting intentions and hints that co-operation between the Liberals and the NDP might...

The Only Hope for the Liberals May be an NDP Merger

Raymond Heard | Posted 09.26.2012 | Canada Politics
Raymond Heard

The real question pundits should be asking is: Should the Liberals merge with the New Democrats? For his part, Justin Trudeau concedes that, if his party does not "shine" by the 2015 election, a merger may indeed be the only way to evict Stephen Harper from 24 Sussex Drive. A recent poll asked Liberals if they like the idea of a merger, a staggering 64 per cent said yes. This poll also found that 56 per cent of Canadians see the Liberals as a spent force. Doesn't seem so crazy now, does it?

Chretien Pushing Liberal-NDP Merger

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.16.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Jean Chretien is still promoting the idea of Liberals and New Democrats merging into one federal party, despite strong objections to the NDP'...

Who Wins With a NDP-Liberal Merger? Stephen Harper

Martha Hall Findlay | Posted 12.19.2011 | Canada Politics
Martha Hall Findlay

Because economic prosperity is the number one issue for most Canadians, a NDP-Liberal merger would not get the majority of votes. So if there were a merger between the New Democrats and the Liberals, the Conservative party would need only become a bit more progressive on some social and international issues in order to woo voters.

7 Reasons Why the Liberal Party Is Doomed

Gerry Nicholls | Posted 12.13.2011 | Canada Politics
Gerry Nicholls

I can safely assert that the Liberal Party is as good as dead. In all their history, the Liberals have never had to face an opponent like Prime Minister Stephen Harper. He is intelligent, ruthless and calculating. And right now Harper is using all his power and all his skills to exploit to the fullest every Liberal weakness.

Liberal-NDP Merger Could 'Come Very Quickly,' Says Chrétien

CBC | Posted 11.06.2011 | Canada

Former prime minister Jean Chrétien is reopening the debate on a Liberal-NDP merger, arguing that a merger turned out well for the Conservatives. ...

CAW Head Backs Merger Between NDP And Liberals

CBC | Posted 11.02.2011 | Canada Politics

A merger between the NDP and Liberal Party is the only way for them to form a government, the head of the Canadian Autoworkers union says. ...

An NDP-Liberal Merger Isn't on

Keith Beardsley | Posted 11.02.2011 | Canada
Keith Beardsley

There have been some suggestions that the Liberals and NDP could cooperate in Question Period and this is a valid point. A united strategy could offer them the opportunity to hold the government to account. But any NDP leadership candidate proposing a merger will find out how quickly they lose support.

No Chance Of An NDP-Liberal Merger: Topp

CBC | Posted 10.31.2011 | Canada Politics

The NDP is not interested in merging with the Liberals, the party's president and a potential leadership candidate said Wednesday. "Our wi...

Why These Guys Might Think Twice About A Merger

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 08.21.2011 | Canada Politics

To merge or not to merge, that is the question. At first glance, a merger of the New Democratic and Liberal parties might seem like the only way to...