After next month’s federal election, the party that wins opens a new session of Parliament with a speech from the throne.
Campaigning in Montreal, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau said, ”there are no circumstances in which I would support Stephen Harper to continue.”
So if the Conservatives, say won a minority, Trudeau’s serving notice he would not prop up the Tories, which would mean the Liberals would either have to work with the NDP to form a majority or trigger another election.
Recent polls suggest no party’s in majority waters.
New Democrats Tom Muclair maintains the goal’s to ensure Harper does not win and has said he’d be willing to work with the Liberals to make that happen.
But Trudeau’s consistently rejected the idea of a formal coalition.
Asked Tuesday if he’d support a NDP minority, Trudeau only said he had confidence the Liberals would win the October 19th vote, ”and the Liberal Party has always been open in minority situations to working with other members of the House to pass legislation that serves Canadians.”