New Democratic Party http://michiganradio.org en Conservatives win, New Democrats scramble http://michiganradio.org/post/conservatives-win-new-democrats-scramble <p>Canada&#39;s historic election--check out<a href="http://news.michiganradio.org/post/o-canada"> 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 http://michiganradio.org Conservatives win, New Democrats scramble