The Canadian Press

2011-03-26 | FedElxn

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper visited the governor general's residence March 26th. Harper asked the governor general to dissolve the 40th Parliament and officially start the campaign for a May 2nd federal election. MPs voted the previous day in favor of a Liberal motion expressing non-confidence and citing the Harper government for contempt of Parliament -- a first for a national government anywhere in the Commonwealth.

Date: 2011-03-26
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 9 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << in light of yesterday's disappointing events I met with his Excellency the governor general and he has agreed that Parliament should be dissolved >>