- The Bloq Quebecois was reduced to only 4 seats. The once powerful separatist party must now decide to take on the arduous task of rebuilding or decide to become another edition of the immensely popular Cirque du Soleil.
- Pamela Anderson was elected in her Vancouver Island riding and will be given the twin positions of Minister of Transportation and Secretary of State for Lifeguards.
- By a narrow margin, Saskatchewan voters decided to change the province's slogan from "Land of the Living Skies" to "Eat Our Dust".
- The Green Party elected it's first member of parliament. In fact, Leader Elizabeth May is the first Green member elected in all of North America. She represents the beautiful riding of Saanich - Gulf Islands, is left handed, speaks two languages and her favorite food is pancakes. She enjoys long walks on the beach, a sense of humor and rainy Sunday mornings reading and cuddling in bed. Her turn off's include expensive cars and insincere people.
Thursday, May 5, 2011
The Federal Election was held on Monday and Canada has a new government. In addition to The Conservatives forming a majority government, Canada's first since the days of Jean Chretien, there were a number of other surprising results in local races and referendums (not to mention some of Dogs and Jeans' uncanny preditions coming true):