Third time’s the charm for Stephen Harper, as his third government has been elected – and Canadians have delivered to him a majority. “Slow and steady” had been the party’s mantra during the campaign, and that message resonated with Canadians. The political landscape was redefined in an election that will be long remembered. A surging NDP contributed to what seemed to be the perfect storm for the Liberal party, who had their worst ever election showing and were usurped as the official opposition party. The Bloc Quebecois were reduced to all but 4 seats in ‘la belle province’, and Elizabeth May became the first elected Member of Parliament for her Green Party. The Conservatives vow to move quickly on their agenda, and can make good on that promise free of a minority situation. Stay tuned to TheIndependent.ca for further analysis.