Posts Tagged ‘ Bloc Quebecois and Canadian election ’

“Separatists” will keep Harper minority government alive (once again, with feeling?)

Sep 15th, 2009 | By | Category: In Brief

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2009. 4:30 PM EDT. Well, well, well … Bloc Québécois leader Gilles Duceppe has now officially announced that his party will support the Harper minority government’s ways and means budget motion this coming Friday, September 18 — and thus at least avert yet another Canadian federal election in the utterly immediate future. […]

Fall election in Canada — back to maybe, maybe not?

Sep 14th, 2009 | By | Category: In Brief

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2009. 5:00 PM EDT.  [UPDATED 11:00 PM EDT; SEPTEMBER 18; OCTOBER 9]. So the federal Parliament of Canada has now reconvened on the banks of the Ottawa River. In question period today Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff aptly enough told Conservative minority Prime Minister Stephen Harper that “the problem of instability is you.” […]