Tag: Majority

Progressive Conservatives win majority government in Manitoba election

WINNIPEG—Brian Pallister and his Progressive Conservatives have won a renewed majority from Manitoba voters to continue a program of cost-cutting and tax reductions. The Tories were projected to capture more than 29 seats in the 57-seat legislature. But they appeared hard-pressed to match the 40 seats they won in 2016, which was the largest majority…

‘Alberta is open for business’ as Jason Kenney’s UCP claims majority

“We will strive to be a government for all Albertans, not just those who voted for us,” he said. Kenney also vowed to launch a public inquiry into a foreign-funded campaign against Alberta’s oilsands — something that, while apparently real, is likely not the source of the province’s economic woes, the Star reported Tuesday. Though…

Majority of Canadian kids in some form of child care, StatCan reports

Location, quality and affordability are key concerns for Canadian parents using child care, according to a new Statistics Canada survey. The data, released Wednesday, on the eve on an expected new child care rebate to be announced in the Ontario budget, shows 60 per cent of Canadian children under age 6 — or about 1.4…

Thailand's opposition forms alliance, claims lower house majority

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s Pheu Thai party said on Wednesday it had formed a “democratic front” with six other parties after a disputed election, claiming the opposition alliance had won a majority in the lower house of parliament and the right to try to form a government. Sudarat Keyuraphan, Pheu Thai Party’s prime ministerial candidate…

Majority of poll respondents say opinion of Justin Trudeau ‘worsened’ by SNC-Lavalin scandal

OTTAWA—A new poll suggests many Canadians are paying attention to the Liberal government’s alleged political interference scandal and that it is souring opinions of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The poll by Forum Research, provided exclusively to the Star, included 1,301 randomly selected Canadian adults who responded to an interactive telephone survey on Wednesday and Thursday…