General

Out of the frying pan

Commons passes a confidence motion

Canadian’s won’t be going to the polls just yet. Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government will remain in power thanks to the passing of a crucial financial ways-and-means motion in the House of Commons. As promised, the Liberals voted against the motion, but both the Bloc Québécois and the NDP supported it, temporarily preventing a fall election.

CBC News

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