338Canada: What if the Liberals and NDP were to join forces on the campaign?

It’s an extremely hypothetical question, yet polling on the subject yields surprising results.

The Liberals and New Democratic Party have been working together for more than a year — under the terms of a deal that could extend the life of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s minority government into 2025.

Sooner or later — by the fall of that year at the latest — the two federal parties are going to have to campaign against each other.

With decreasing daylight between their policies and platforms, playful observers occasionally speculate about what would happen if the parties were to strike a deal and join forces to defeat Pierre Poilievre’s Conservatives in the next election.

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Philippe J. Fournier is the creator of Qc125 and 338Canada. He teaches physics and astronomy at Cégep de Saint-Laurent in Montreal. For information or media request, please write to info@Qc125.com.

Philippe J. Fournier est le créateur de Qc125 et 338Canada. Il est professeur de physique et d'astronomie au Cégep de Saint-Laurent à Montréal. Pour toute information ou pour une demande d'entrevue médiatique, écrivez à info@Qc125.com.