Watchdog’s proposed minority Parliament rules an affront to confidence convention, says legal expert
Democracy Watch says Governor General should speak with all party leaders before deciding who can try forming government, but Emmett Macfarlane says the confidence convention is the 'linchpin of the parliamentary system.'
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, right, on stage giving their respective speeches after the election on Oct. 21. With a plurality of seats in the House, Mr. Trudeau will now preside over a minority Parliament, which one watchdog says needs better rules of engagement. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade, photograph courtesy of Twitter