Man, if only we could get some excitement around here:
December 1, 2008 – 14:00
THE CANADIAN PRESS
OTTAWA – Opposition parties have reached a tentative deal that would see Liberal Leader Stephane Dion take over as interim prime minister and pump billions of dollars into the economy.
But some hurdles still stand in the way of the plan to oust Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s minority government next week.
The Liberal caucus agreed Monday to support the tentative deal and allow Dion to take over as prime minister until a new leader is picked next spring.
“We’ve decided that the only person and the best person to lead and form a coalition government is the elected leader of our party … Stephane Dion,” said leadership hopeful Dominic LeBlanc.
“We are comfortable with that, we support that and we think that’s right.” [...]