Groundhog day: There’s an awful lot of similarities between Election 2015 and 2004

The 2004 election marked a shift in Canada’s political ideology. Canadians swung further to the right of the spectrum under consecutive Conservative governments. 2015 sees us in a remarkably similar situation. Can the Conservatives continue the swing or, like any pendulum, will the opposition parties be able to force the swing back?

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade

By Matt Triemstra

PUBLISHED : Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 3:45 PM

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