The following link is from a writer from the Nation magazine.

http://www.commondreams.org/views06/0126-23.htm

Basically, while the American media salivates over the prospect of a “right-wing” prime minister, Canadians didn’t really vote in a Conservative as much as they voted out a Liberal.

For a different take on the same subject, the following article is from a progressive online magazine in British Columbia.

http://thetyee.ca/Views/2006/01/25/NotSoBadEh/

American take on Canadian Election