A coalition government is a natural product of Canada’s Parliamentary system. 'It’s really down to the Governor General. He’s going to say, "Whichever of you guys can control a majority in Parliament, you get the chance to form a government,"' says Osgoode Hall's Hutchinson.
PARLIAMENT HILL—Voters headed for the May 2 federal election can stop worrying about the C word. Prime Minister Stephen Harper (who's running for re-election in Calgary Southwest, Alta.) may attempt to stoke fear over the prospect of a Liberal-led coalition with the other opposition parties—even though Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff ruled one out—but legal and constitutional experts argue it would be a natural product of Canada’s Parliamentary system, and the fractured state of national party politics in the