The formation of the Laiki Enotita, or Popular Unity party, was announced by 25 Syriza members, hours after Tsipras stepped down as prime minister in a calculated action to consolidate power in a new election.
The Greek constitution stipulates that when a government resigns, the president should ask the second and third biggest parties – now the centre-right New Democracy and the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn – to try to form a new administration.
Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is promising to spend hundreds of millions of dollars more each year on aboriginal education. Liberal leader Justin Trudeau held a meet and greet at the Regina Farmer’s Market on Wednesday.
The two-hour debate featuring the leaders of four parties began with bang, as Conservative Leader Stephen Harper fended off criticism from his rivals over his record in managing the economy as prime minister over the past decade.