What will our new government look like?

What will Canada's government look like after October 21, 2019?

  • Conservative Majority

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Liberal Majority

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Other

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters
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  • Poll closed .

Lastpointe

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I said he was an mpp from ontario no one knew. His winning the leadership was controversial

I said he was a terrible leader and he was. Flip flopped. Couldn’t find his groove. Very many MPs didn’t run because of him

I agree though he has been a charming candidate. But I am looking at their unrealistic and onerous platfirm

Ex@ctly how dies his platfirm work without bankrupting the country
 
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Because it invests in people's needs and the environment. To not do so leads to more poverty, and less prosperity, for a greater number of people. Also, the Conservatives will bankrupt the planet for future generations - the planet we all survive on. And that's just their politics as normal. However, it's not business as usual because of the Trump like base of Conservative voters. Nobody wants that here (except them). It is a problem more concerning than budgets.
 
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Mendalla

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So, to answer my own question, I went with a Liberal minority. The polls are making it clear that a minority is the most likely outcome and I'm not sure Scheer has succeeded in selling himself as the alternative to Trudeau in the battle of who is the lesser evil (I don't think anyone sees either of them as the ideal outcome).

That said, a Conservative minority wouldn't surprise me. It's so close that either of the big two could pull this off. And, hey, if a majority happens for one of them, then that just means the pollsters and pundits have blown it again. I won't be in shock or anything, but it would be an interesting result after weeks of what seemed like a close race.

The rise of the Bloc makes things interesting, though, since they rather than the NDP could turn out to be the kingmakers.
 

ChemGal

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I suspect Liberal minority will be the result with close working liaison with NDP - not sure if Libs will accept official coalition - time will tell. NDP has been very emphatic in saying they will not work with Conservatives. Extremely worriesome if Cons get in - but seems like some recent events have been causing significant drops in their polling numbers - fingers crossed.
I put in coalition, but I realized right after this is more what I was thinking.
My guess is Conservatives getting the most votes (although data seems to be constantly changing with estimates and I haven't kept up).
In terms of concerns - I have big ones with all of them.
 

Luce NDs

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The leaders are all lied out ... waiting for the upcoming out come ... for those looking down on the polity err!

Go for the meddle 'n grounds ... mess with eM!
 

ninjafaery

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Just took another (compulsive) peek at the polls. This election should make everyone happy unless you're Green, or just a grumpy sort. Lib's edge too slight to mean much. So minority with ndp. What could go wrong? o_O
 

Luce NDs

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Just took another (compulsive) peek at the polls. This election should make everyone happy unless you're Green, or just a grumpy sort. Lib's edge too slight to mean much. So minority with ndp. What could go wrong? o_O
It's enough to dizzy the sane ... imagine what it does to the wee common folk ... us bean a wee bit insane according to the powers!

Then there is the power of emotions, power of knowledge and the power of searching for the truth ... a lost COS?

Just completed the read of Sapiens ... and the outline of the end of Homo Sapiens ...

If homo meant common in days of yore ... and sapiens meant wisdom ... where did it go when overly emotionalized?

Enough to take one into deep dark contemplation of pensive ... and how it is contrary to the trump ET'n! Hornblowers as cognate? The layers just don't stack that well ... resembles a house of cards or an uncertainty in the temple region ... there thoughts collapse ... with the old idea that the house of God was about dance, song and passionate Maqon ...

Maqon bean down in Geo Ghia ... steaming swamps and all ...
 

Northwind

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It will be interesting to see the actual results instead of the projections. Here's hoping for good results.
 

Luce NDs

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Politity causes dissonance and disturbance ... as some folks don't get more than the other as they believe is equity!

Moe doesn't agree ...
 

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I heard some interesting commentary the other day - Sheer was claiming that if a minority gov, then the leader of the party with the most votes would become PM. This was stated as INCORRECT. Apparently Trudeau is still the PM until such time as he may resign - which he does not actually have to do even if minority government. Only a vote of non-confidence would remove him from PM office if he chooses not to resign & to continue as PM. Interesting.

Edit to add link - COMMENTARY || What a minority government would mean in Canada
 
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Redbaron

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I heard some interesting commentary the other day - Sheer was claiming that if a minority gov, then the leader of the party with the most votes would become PM. This was stated as INCORRECT. Apparently Trudeau is still the PM until such time as he may resign - which he does not actually have to do even if minority government. Only a vote of non-confidence would remove him from PM office if he chooses not to resign & to continue as PM. Interesting.
Yes, Mr Scheer was playing fast and loose with reality at that point. I heard him say that, too. What scared me is the realization that every time in the last 2 weeks he opened his mouth, to me he sounded more and more like Trump.
 

Mendalla

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Sheer was claiming that if a minority gov, then the leader of the party with the most votes would become PM.
Well, for starters, it's most seats, not most votes. Votes only count in the local riding to determines who wins the seat. Once they are elected, it's seats that matter. If Trudeau has one more seat, he's PM even if Scheer wins on popular vote. Similar to how Trump won the electoral vote but not the popular vote. The fun begins if there's a confidence vote, because in a close situation like that, esp. a tie, the G-G could invite the leader of the opposition to try to form a government, which is where coalitions come in.

338Canada, one of two meta-poll trackers, has their final numbers up and it is, as expected, very tight. While their number indicate a Liberal minority as the most likely outcome, the error bars are wide enough to allow for a number of scenarios. I haven't looked at CBC Polltracker but it was showing a similar situation on the weekend.

 

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Politics is complex .. yet they try and and make it simple for the brutish forces ...
 

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Yet. If the conservatives get the most seats it seems odd for Trudeau to cling to power. Within his rights. But odd
 

Mendalla

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Yet. If the conservatives get the most seats it seems odd for Trudeau to cling to power. Within his rights. But odd
He can but he will go down on the first confidence motion unless he puts together some kind of alliance or coalition.
 
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