As we reported in the Star last week, Liberal Caucus, Liberal leader Stephane Dion got a pretty rough ride at last Monday's meeting of the priorities and planning committee of caucus.
Almost every former leadership candidate, including heavyweights Bob Rae and Michael Ignatieff, are now in favour of bringing the government down before summer. Yes, that would mean a mid-July election. Some of my colleagues and I discussed this last night on CBC Newsworld's Politics panel. Politics Panel
There is a confidence vote scheduled for Monday night. That means that Dion would have had to go through another barrage at Monday's P&P. So he's moved the meeting to Tuesday, we hear.
That probably won't end the calls for an election, however. Some caucus members were agitating for a meeting tomorrow as well, but Dion is resisting those calls too, staying instead at his cottage this weekend.
We will keep you posted if anything changes.