The Toronto Star reports today that, “In a bid to counter Tory attacks, Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff has declared he would not form a coalition with other opposition parties if he forms a minority government in the next election.”
“Ignatieff said Prime Minister Stephen Harper is once again warning – in private speeches and in television ads – that the Liberals are out to form another coalition with ‘the separatists and the socialists’ to scare people into giving him a majority government.”
“Last fall, the Conservatives successfully propelled a wave of popular anger against the Liberals who, under Dion, signed a coalition agreement with the NDP.”
“Ignatieff said he would work more cooperatively with the opposition parties than Harper has during his time as prime minister.”
The full article is at http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/694750.