The stunning return of the Liberal Party of Canada to majority status in the federal election held Oct. 19 surprised most people in Canada, who had expected at best a surge to minority government from third place behind the ruling Conservative Party of Canada and the New Democratic Party of Canada.
Instead, Canadians woke up to a new political landscape, with voters having taken the middle ground by rebuking the worn out, pro-big-business Tories but not wanting to roll the dice on the more left leaning, inexperienced NDP.
… Indeed, one theme of the election was the growing political strength shown by aboriginal communities in Canada, with a record 10 indigenous people elected as members of Parliament, up three from 2011, and with a shift to Liberal from Conservative and NDP.
What should miners expect from a Liberal government?
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