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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, February 16, 2021. Image credit: Adam Scotti/PMO
Karl Nerenberg | The current Liberal minority has arguably been working quite well, especially since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Image: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | Justin Trudeau returns to Parliament as head of a minority government, missing the 13 voting members needed on the government side to secure passage of spending measures and legislation.
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Karl Nerenberg | To give his weakened party a greater measure of legitimacy, Trudeau might want to govern in such a way that takes into account all progressive voters, not just those who voted Liberal.
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NDP leader addresses crowd during 2019 federal election campaign. Image: Jagmeet Singh/Facebook
Duncan Cameron | In 2019, breaking the cycle of Liberal-Conservative government -- an objective of the New Democrats -- starts with the NDP winning enough seats to play a key role in a minority Parliament.
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Cory Collins | The PC's leader says he isn't conceding defeat, and talked about the idea of a coalition with the NDP and two independents. "The Ball Liberal government will not survive the next year," he said.
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Karl Nerenberg | Canadian media are covering Ford the way U. S. media covered Trump. Even when they believe they are being critical, by disproportionately focusing on the PC leader they are helping his campaign.
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Sarah Miller | In a nail biting election where the outcome is still uncertain, one thing is clear: Citizens want change.
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Dru Oja Jay | Building strong social movements -- and campaigning for a Liberal minority government in 2019 -- could be progressives' best chance at building a better Canada.
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Duncan Cameron | The fact is clear: turn down one coalition partner, the door opens to another. When the Liberals reject the NDP, they embrace Conservatives.
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Murray Dobbin | If you find it impossible contemplating what Canada will be like under a Harper majority government, here are a few suggestions of its horrific, extremist potential.
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Brian Topp | As a big step towards making our Parliament and our democracy work better, Canada should publicly discuss, explain, and modernize the rules that our Parliament and our government runs on.
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Pierre Beaudet | Monsieur Stephen Harper s'approche à grands pas de réaliser son rêve de constituer un gouvernement majoritaire à Ottawa.