Don’t count on parliamentary progress after this scattershot election outcome
A smooth-working minority Parliament, while not impossible, seems highly unlikely.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, and Bloc Leader Yves-François Blanchet. The election results suggest a need for compromise to bring forward what, in theory at least, are policies based on consensus among all, or most, parties on what’s best for the country, writes Les Whittington. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade