What an Election!

By Mario Melidona

Screen shot 2021-05-30 at 11.09.01 AM.pngWhat an election Canada had on May 2nd, 2011. We saw two political parties crumble before our very eyes; the re-instatement of our Conservative government with a majority and the decimation of the, often referred as "sovereign political party" in the Bloc Quebecois". Based on the 2011 Federal Elections of Canada, the majority of Québec voters have rejected ideals of sovereignty by the Bloc Quebecois in favor of more cohesive participation in federal politics. What is also being called a "political earthquake" by many all across Canada is the sweeping power of the NDP (New Democratic Party) almost entirely replacing the Bloc Quebecois and what is being held as the "death of the Sovereign movement in Québec". These changes are nationally important to see in detail because these political shifts state the intentions of the voting public.

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