New Democratic Party en Conservatives win, New Democrats scramble <p>Canada&#39;s historic election--check out<a href=""> this excellent commentary by Jack Lessenberry</a> for his thoughts on coverage of the event in the United States--happened earlier this week, resulting in Stephen Harper&#39;s Conservative Party increasing their share of the Canadian government.</p><p>The Conservative government will be the first majority government in seven years.</p><p>The results are good news for Rick Snyder, as Harper and his party are expected to maintain their previous offer of $550 million to defray costs surrounding a new Detroit-Windsor bridge, which the governor supports. Wed, 04 May 2011 20:06:30 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 2349 at Conservatives win, New Democrats scramble