No-confidence vote topples Canadian government

The Canadian government has been toppled by opposition parties.

The Canadian government has been toppled by opposition parties.

The no-confidence vote in Stephen Harper's government has triggered the country's fourth election in seven years.

The opposition in Canada are unhappy at a failure to disclose the full financial details of his tougher crime legislation, corporate tax cuts and plans to purchase stealth fighter jets.

The election is expected to take place on May 2.

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