2015 Federal Election: What If there is a three-way split?

2015 Federal Election: What If there is a three-way split?

We are going to vote on October 19.  It may be a three-way split between Conservatives, NDP and Liberal.

Which party will form the government then?  There is not a simple answer. 

Join us this Thursday September 10, 2015 at 7pm Toronto Metro Hall Rm 308/309 for

a discussion  on coalitions & accords. 

Peter Russell will discuss:

  • What is possible under the Constitution?
  • What is an accord? Coalition?
  • What precedents have we seen in Canada?
  • What is his idea for a possible coalition/accord structure post-election?

Sean Conway and Evelyn Gigantes will discuss:

  • Background on the accord struck between the Liberal and NDP in Ontario 1985.
  • What was the nature of the accord? Who worked it out?
  • What was the advantage or disadvantage of the “junior partner”?
  • Looking back what were the achievements/shortcomings of the accord? Did it achieve good governance for the people of Ontario?

There will be questions from the audience.

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