08/17/2015 04:24 EDT | Updated 08/17/2015 04:59 EDT

Liberal-NDP Coalition: It Could Happen. Or Not.

It's not an impossibility.

With the three major Canadian parties in a dead heat (according to polls anyway), the idea of a coalition never really goes away.

The Liberals and the NDP could band together to push out Stephen Harper's Conservatives, but will they?

It's not an impossibility. Back in 2008, a three-party coalition between the Liberals, the NDP and the Bloc Québécois was almost able to seize control of the House of Commons.

We've compiled a timeline of NDP-Liberal coalition rumours — and of course, the leaders' changing stances.

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