Tag: widespread

Widespread support for Liberal-NDP co-operation in Parliament, poll says

After a divisive election campaign that saw the Liberals reduced to a minority government, a new Broadbent Institute-commissioned poll suggests that a majority of Canadian voters either want or could at least accept the Liberals and the New Democrats working together. In a post-election survey conducted by Abacus Data of 1,517 people aged 18 and…

Fears of widespread trial dismissals not borne out, says law professor

OTTAWA—Fears that a Supreme Court of Canada decision would lead to thousands of cases being tossed out of court nationwide dominated the Canadian political stage Monday, but they have not been borne out in reality according to a new analysis by a Dalhousie University law professor. Stephen Coughlan and Jessica Patrick, a student at the…