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majority government

Hopefully the Liberals' majority mandate will not mean that electoral reform falls by the wayside. It is absurd that Canada has an electoral system where less than 40 per cent of the popular vote can mean a majority government and absolute control in Parliament.
The Conservatives haven't yet figured out that a majority government doesn't need to be constantly on the attack. It's time for them to take a deep breath, pause, shift gears and be the best majority government they can be.
If you thought Stephen Harper reached the zenith of political power with his majority government win on May 2, think again
It's Stephen Harper's day. As Canada's 41st Parliament opens in Ottawa today, the prime minister enjoys the first majority