Posts Tagged ‘ Liberal-NDP accord in Canada ’

The last roundup of the Hon. Robert Keith Rae, PC, OC, OOnt, QC, BA, LLB, BPhil, LLD (hc), MP

May 26th, 2011 | By | Category: In Brief

You sound more elegant when you speak French, Pierre Trudeau told his children. Those of us who don’t really speak French will never quite know what this means. But we can catch a glimmer of it when we read in Le Devoir that “Le Torontois Bob Rae est devenu le chef intérimaire du Parti libéral […]



Is there any hope for a PM Ignatieff “supported either formally or informally by the NDP”?

Mar 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: In Brief

According to the Postmedia News report in the Vancouver Sun: “Election on the way … budget rejected by opposition … The Harper government is refusing to consider any amendments to its federal budget, which was rejected by all three opposition parties Tuesday, setting the stage for a spring election.” (Or, as Mark Kennedy observed in […]



Latest Ottawa seat projections say bloom is off coalition rose .. for now?

Oct 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Ottawa Scene

The Globe and Mail has just published some fresh but rather desultory seat projections for a next Canadian federal election, if it were held more or less right now. They “are based on a weighted average of three recent polls conducted by Angus-Reid, EKOS Research and Ipsos-Reid between Sept. 21 and Sept. 28, and including […]