Canada's recent election brought a crop of young lawmakers – including college students – to Parliament as members of the opposition New Democratic Party.
Monday's national election gave the Conservative Party a big victory but the socialist-rooted New Democratic Party showed surprising strength.
Monday's election in Canada kept Prime Minister Steven Harper in power, but the results revealed an earthquake in Canadian politics. The Liberals and Bloc Quebecois lost big time, and the leftist New Democrats are the official opposition.
Premier Harper is favored in Tuesday's vote, but slipped in polls over economic woes.
Elizabeth May, the scrappy Green candidate, will make history by appearing in nationally televised debates Wednesday and Thursday nights.
Elizabeth May, the Green candidate, will make history by appearing in a nationally televised debate on Thursday night.
The ruling Conservative Party hopes to win at least 30 more seats to secure a House of Commons majority.