coalition government

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Aug 22, 2010

Brits do it, Aussies do it … Let's do it!

David J. Climenhaga
Australia's election result Saturday is one more nail in the coffin of the peculiar Canadian notion Parliamentary coalitions are "undemocratic."
Columnists
Jun 8, 2010

The next election and after

The PM and MPs are already posturing for the future of the Conservative Party, while Ignatieff ponders the eternal question 'To coalition or not to coalition?'
Columnists
Jan 8, 2010

Protecting Canada's democracy

Proroguing Parliament represses political debate on the rule of law, the honesty of government and the non-partisanship of our civil service. It's a kind of soul theft that will leave deep wounds.
Columnists
Jun 19, 2009

Coalitions and other lost causes

Today, you say coalition and many Canadians shudder. But a day will come when they will merely shrug because, after all, it's only democratic and not to tremble over. There is a time and tide.
Columnists
Jun 16, 2009

Who's calling shots for Liberals?

Lisa Raitt's taped comments raise questions about what role the banks may have played in nixing the coalition, and also what power they wield over the severely financially strapped Liberal party.
Columnists
Mar 17, 2009

Canada's next government

In order to pass laws, any minority government needs a parliamentary majority. Thus, no prime minister can continue to hold power without creating a formal, or (less often) informal coalition.
Podcast
Jan 29, 2009

Alert #111 - January 29th, 2009

Alert! Radio from Canadian Dimension
Jeff Halper about Isreal & Palestine. Review featuring economic crisis and coalition government.

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