News in Review Dodging a Spring Election

News in Review Dodging a Spring Election

In late February 2008, the fate of Stephen Harper’s Conservative minority government seemed to hang in the balance. The government introduced a number of bills as well as a budget, and warned that if they were defeated it would trigger a federal election. In this News in Review story we’ll look at how the opposition parties reacted and how a spring election was eventually avoided.

  • 2008
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  • 13-14
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April 2008
Elections -- Canada [LCSH] Canada -- Politics and government -- 2006-2015 [CSH] Social sciences [LCSH] Canada -- History [LCSH] Political science [LCSH]
Carla Robinson (Host), Susan Bonner (Journalist), Keith Boag (Journalist)
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