Oh, is that what happened? Aaron Wherry January 13, 2011 Follow @aaronwherry Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email 0 The Prime Minister explains how it was that a coalition government failed to replace his in December 2008. Last time they waited too long and it was too late. Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email Filed under: coalition coalition government house of commons Parliament prorogation Prorogue Stephen Harper Advertisement About this author Aaron Wherry Macleans.ca administrator Aaron Wherry covers the House of Commons and its 338 residents for Maclean’s. Other articles The feisty first week of the 42nd Parliament Do the Liberals have a mandate for electoral reform? All articles Advertisement Post navigation Previous Could Canadian mosquitoes transmit the Zika virus? Next Read the best we have to offer with the new Maclean’s app.