Canadians dodge snap election as Liberals survive confidence vote with help from NDP, Greens

OTTAWA — The Liberal minority government will live another day, as a confidence vote that could have triggered a snap election went in the Liberals’ favour with help from the NDP and the Green Party.

The vote was on a Conservative motion to create a special parliamentary committee to investigate the WE Charity scandal and other controversies around the government.

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NDP needs more ‘conscientious’ approach to avoid becoming permanent Liberal prop-up: experts

OTTAWA — Political strategists say the NDP under Jagmeet Singh risks falling into the role of permanent Liberal prop-up after the party on Wednesday again voted alongside the government to avoid triggering an election.

Singh and 23 other NDP members voted against a Conservative motion on Wednesday that would form a committee to investigate the Liberal government’s involvement in the WE Charity scandal, which has embroiled the government and could lead to a third ethics violation by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

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Canadians dodge snap election as Liberals survive confidence vote with help from NDP, Greens

OTTAWA — The Liberal minority government will live another day, as a confidence vote that could have triggered a snap election went in the Liberals’ favour with help from the NDP and the Green Party.

The vote was on a Conservative motion to create a special parliamentary committee to investigate the WE Charity scandal and other controversies around the government.

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NDP needs more ‘conscientious’ approach to avoid becoming permanent Liberal prop-up: experts

OTTAWA — Political strategists say the NDP under Jagmeet Singh risks falling into the role of permanent Liberal prop-up after the party on Wednesday again voted alongside the government to avoid triggering an election.

Singh and 23 other NDP members voted against a Conservative motion on Wednesday that would form a committee to investigate the Liberal government’s involvement in the WE Charity scandal, which has embroiled the government and could lead to a third ethics violation by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

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