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An Explanation of the 4-party Canadian Electoral System

In both Great Britain and the United States, there are only two major parties at the national level. However, in Canada, there are four. Why has this happened?

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The presence of four federal parties in Canada indicitates that the country is currently in a (rather lengthy) period of realignment.

Shortly after World War I, labour movements in Britain, the US and Canada began to gain momentum. In Britain, the Labour party grew in strenght ...

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The solution explores the reasons behind Canada's 4-party system .