Thursday, May 05, 2005

It's a Swing and a Miss

The CPC tried to set up the Liberal minority government for a defeat on Thursday, but failed by being ruled out of order.

From the Canadian Press:
Tories lose effort to stage non-confidence vote in Commons

OTTAWA (CP) - The Conservatives have failed in a surprise attempt to bring down the minority Liberal government and trigger an election.

The next chance for the Conservatives to introduce a non-confidence motion appears to be May 18, but the Speaker has also been asked to rule that effort out of order.
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