The New Democratic Party swept to an historic victory in Nova Scotia Tuesday, winning 31 seats in the 52-seat provincial legislature.
On This Day
on June 15, 1944 the CCF (precursor to the NDP), swept to power in Saskatechewan in a landslide election victory under leader Tommy Douglas.
Jun 17, 2009 to Jun 20, 2009
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Photo show from the Presidential Elections
In order to pass laws, any minority government needs a parliamentary majority. Thus, no prime minister can continue to hold power without creating a formal, or (less often) informal coalition.
The Harper team is getting ready for a dash to election. It has totally revamped the Conservative party in Quebec, where it now claims 22,000 members, up from only about 1,000 in 2006.
Alert! Radio from Canadian Dimension
Interviews on Israeli Elections, the film "Under Rich Earth", and Sri Lanka's civil war.
Now that Barack Obama is in the White House, his single greatest challenge is to restart the U.S. economy, to turn it away from its descent into depression, toward sustainable recovery.
"Slacker Uprising" takes place in the wake of "Fahrenheit 9/11," during the run-up to the 2004 election, as Michael Moore traveled America, in a failed attempt to remove George W. Bush from office.