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Conservatives Win Majority in Canada

NDP now official opposition as Liberals, BQ stumble

(Newser) - After 7 years and four elections, Stephen Harper has led the Conservative Party to a majority government in Canada, according to preliminary results. The prime minister, who has led minority governments since 2006, won a majority of seats in Parliament and a broader mandate for his party after an election... More »

Canadian Opposition Moves to Sink Righty Gov't

Harper's Tories in rout weeks after re-election

(Newser) - Canada’s main opposition parties have reached an unprecedented deal to topple the Conservative government, only weeks after it won re-election, reports the Globe and Mail. PM Stephen Harper infuriated rivals by attempting to end public support for political parties under the veil of an economic stimulus bill. The Liberals,... More »

Canada's Liberal Leader Resigns

'I failed,' admits Dion after election drubbing; successors line up

(Newser) - Stéphane Dion, the leader of Canada's Liberal Party, announced his resignation yesterday after leading his party to one of its worst ever results in last week's election. The Quebecker said he would remain in office until his successor is chosen, the Globe and Mail reports. Dion is the first... More »

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