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 308 residents for Maclean’s. Other articles Maclean's explains: The Liberal plan for Syrian refugees Amid a climate-change parade, Brad Wall casts himself as Harper Lite + 6 more posts this week Advertisement Post navigation Previous A peek at Maclean’s 2015 Newsmakers issue Next Read the best we have to offer with the new Maclean’s app.