confidence vote

Trudeau says economic statement will be put to confidence vote in House of Commons

Dec 1, 2020 | 11:48am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says tens of billions in new spending measures the Liberals are proposing for families and businesses will be put to a vote that could risk toppling his Liberal minority government. Speaking outside his Ottawa residence today, Trudeau says a vote on the fall economic statement will be one that will test […]

Trudeau’s minority Liberal government survives first confidence vote

Dec 11, 2019 | 6:45am

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau’s Liberals survived Tuesday their first test of confidence in the House of Commons but got a pointed reminder of how opposition parties can still make life complicated for a minority government. Conservatives mustered the support of other opposition parties to pass a motion calling for the creation of a special parliamentary committee to examine Canada’s […]