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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh in November 2019. Image: Adam Scotti/PMO
Karl Nerenberg | In Canada, parties do not form coalitions with other parties when they fail to win a majority of seats. It might be time to take a different approach.
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Duncan Cameron | Most Canadians have had enough of Harper -- a prime minister interested only in benefits for his party supporters -- who put his own interest in holding office ahead of the public interest.
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Jessica Prupas | A roundup of the highlights from the Blogs this week
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Brent Patterson | There is mounting speculation that a Liberal-NDP coalition government could be the outcome of the federal election. What could a coalition government mean for the Trans Mountain pipeline project?
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David J. Climenhaga | The effort of the Manning Centre is clearly designed to move Canada's conservatives, and by extension the country, much farther to the market-fundamentalist right.
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Radha Jhappan | In 2008, Conservatives got twice as many votes as the NDP -- 5,204,468 to 2,516,935 -- but almost four times as many seats. They did not 'win' the last two elections: they just lost them less badly.
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Duncan Cameron | In the event the Harper government fails to achieve a majority but wins the most seats, the opposition members of parliament must join together, and vote to bring down his government.
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Linda McQuaig | Harper's determined efforts to demonize the notion of a coalition has helped push it off the agenda, even though coalitions are perfectly legitimate.
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Cheryl McNamara | A group of citizens have formed Canadians for Coalition to educate the public on the validity of coalition governments, and encourage the Liberals and NDP to consider this option.
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Brent Patterson | This afternoon, a House of Commons vote of non-confidence in the Harper Conservative government passed and we now appear headed for a May 2 election.
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Duncan Cameron | The Liberals need the Conservatives to lose 33 seats and themselves gain 33 seats just to draw even with the Harper government -- it's not going to happen, so consider other options.
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Murray Dobbin | The NDP should create a new politics rooted in a moral imperative, not in tactical maneuvering on home heating, and call for a coalition that could advance those values.