Stéphane Dion must now go through a vote of confidence in his own Party (this is according to the constitution of the party itself). Now, he may choose to stay even if he has 51% support, but I don't think he would be foolish enough for that. Dion will not be the person who brings the Liberals back to power. Weren't the polls in recent days saying that the Liberals were starting to look rather good, or at least okay. Gees, this result was worse than in 2006 for them...
The Conservatives did well, but not well enough. I think the party and its supporters like Harper, but it stands to reason that was his big chance to have that majority. He failed. Now I'm not saying that he's out the door because of that, but I wonder what the dynamic of the party will be now. The hopes for Québec seats were pretty high and that didn't work out at all.
The NDP did better than usual. So far they're at 38 seats, which is about 7-8 better than last time. Jack Layton can rant all he wants, you knew the results weren't going to be better than this, and this was pretty good already.
The Bloc, I hate to say it, can congratulate themselves. Their support may have dropped somewhat but they made it clear in the last week of the campaign that only they could prevent the Conservatives from obtaining a majority. That prophesy turned to be true.
The Green Party... Oh Green Party... Proportional representation would really help these guys a lot. Alas, as it stands, they bite dust, which is a shame because about 10% of the population supports them.
I hope you enjoyed the campaign, which isn't always an easy thing to enjoy. Let a new Parliamentary session begin, the 40th to be exact. May the bickering continue, may the House get all fired up again, and may we all be using another election thread in about 10-12 months time!