Party that took a progressive stance on copyright as a party:
- The Green Party: 6,8% of the votes, 0% of the seats
Party that has an MP representing the party on copyright reform with a progressive stance:
- NDP: 18,2% of the votes, 12% of the seats
Party with regressive stance on fair copyright reform:
- Bloc Québécois: 10% of the vote, 16% of the seats
- Conservatives: 37,6% of the vote, 46,4% of the seats
Progress on issues people care about has often happened in minority governments. At the same time, they are very prone to instability, because a slight change in the polls can lead to a majority government, the goal of any "rulling" party of a minority government. .