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An all-party coalition?

So a Liberal-New Democrat coalition was too weird to accept? How about a four-party coalition?

That’s the argument of 83-year-old Canadian billionaire Stephen Jarislowsky, interviewed Tuesday morning on CBC Radio’s The Current.

“I would like to see a coalition of four parties, to show that this is as dangerous as any war,” Jarislowsky told host Anna Maria Tramonti.

In a CP story published earlier this month, he said the same thing: “What’s needed now is a general coalition of all parties to deal with this economic problem. We need to have plans for a very, very tough period ahead and the government should operate on that on a non-political basis.”

Crawford Kilian is a contributing editor of The Tyee.

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