September 10. 2015 town hall - What If There Is A 3-Way Split? A discussion on Coalitions & Accords


All three speakers at Thursday’s town hall—Peter Russell, Sean Conway and Evelyn Gigantes—agreed that minority government are better than majorities and they made the point with an engaging mix of facts...

What if?

June 15, 2015

Canadian Electoral Alliance sent a letter to all Liberal, NDP and Green Party MPs on possible coalition minortiy government:


Letter to Justin Trudeau re cooperation

April 17, 2015 In response to Justin Trudeau's comment on opposing forming a coalition, Canadian Electoral Alliance wrote a letter to him.

Dear Justin Trudeau,

We are very disappointed to hear that you oppose forming a coalition. ...

Justin Trudeau says he is ‘unequivocally opposed’ to Liberal-NDP coalition

Amy Minsky, Global News, 4/15/2015

Justin Trudeau is 100 per cent against the idea of forming a coalition with the NDP, in any way, shape or form, he said Wednesday.

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Global News Confused? Maybe that’s because he made headlines just yesterday saying he...

Trudeau Might Be Open To NDP Coalition, But Not With Mulcair As Leader

Melanie Marquis, The Canadian Press, 04/14/2015

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says he would "maybe" be more open to the idea of forming a coalition with the NDP if Tom Mulcair was not running the party.

Asked on Tuesday whether having someone other than Mulcair as leader would...

Leaders of European cities make pledge to tackle climate change

Kim Willsher, The Guardian, 3/26/2015

Representatives of 30 cities gather in Paris to sign declaration that will also commit them to use their €10bn purchasing power to buy eco-friendly

Leaders and representatives of 30 European cities will gather in Paris on Thursday to declare...

Canada Needs To Admit It Has No Climate Change Reviews, Plans or Policy

Cameron Fenton, Huffington Post, 2/26/2015

There's an old story about a vain Emperor who cares for little else than the newest and finest clothes. One day the Emperor hires two weavers who promise to make him the finest suit ever seen, made from a fabric invisible to anyone unfit for his...

Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Bill

Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press Feb 24, 2015

U.S. President Barack Obama made good Tuesday on a threat to veto a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, bringing the two sides in the long-running controversy to a rare point of agreement: their battle is far from over.


FactsCan Plans To Test Political Claims During Election

Kady O'Malley, CBC News Feb 11, 2015

Tall tale-telling politicos, take heed: You could soon find your claims put through the truth grinder by the folks at FactsCan, a newly launched website that aims to provide an independent, non-partisan fact-checking service during the upcoming federal...

Four reasons Harper's new anti-terrorist legislation will alarm you

Karl Nerenberg,, February 2, 2015 

1. CSIS with new intrusive powers will have more than "Jihadists" in its sights

Prime Minister Stephen Harper talked only about "violent Jihadists" when he held a campaign style rally last Friday to unveil his new security legislation....