Trudeaumania mark two as Liberals sweep to power

Nearly a decade of Tory rule in Canada has come to an end as the Liberals under Justin Trudeau swept to power. This will be his second time living in 24 Sussex Drive as he grew up there when his father, Pierre was Prime Minister during the 1970s and early 80s. The trend began in Atlantic Canada and just kept rolling into Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia. The coalition of suburban Ontario and the West that sustained the Conservatives in …

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Canada votes 2015

The Conservative Prime Minister, Stephen Harper has taken the plunge today and called a long 78 day election campaign with a vote on October 19th. The latest polls show a real three way between the with NDP on 31%, Tories on 30%, Liberals on 29%. However this is a long campaign and it’s worth remember that during the 2006 campaign, the Liberals led going into it and lost the election. Also remember the NDP surge in 2011 that came on …

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