TRC #647: Coalitions Are Democratic?

On Tuesday, March 22, the Liberals and New Democratic Party announced a confidence and supply agreement to further each of their interests.  Darren takes a look at whether this is undemocratic, whether it is what Canadians voted for and if it’s a “backroom deal”.

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Liberals, NDP seal a confidence deal through 2025 | CTV News

Confidence and supply – Wikipedia

UNDEMOCRATIC: Liberals, NDP reach deal to keep minority government in power till 2025: Ignore Canadian Voters – Energy News for the Canadian Oil & Gas Industry | EnergyNow.ca

Run and hide! Lock your doors! The coalition government is coming for your democracy | The Star

Liberal-NDP agreement is a sign of political maturity, in line with other advanced democracies | The Star

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