National Regions

“Union asks NDP to keep Saudi armoured vehicles deal ‘under wraps,’ fearing ‘significant’ job losses” (The National Post)

Norman De Bono (The National Post): A London, Ontario industrial giant has been thrust into a federal election scrap between party leaders, and its workers — fearing their jobs could be jeopardized — aren’t happy…

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“Mulcair brushes off premiers’ concerns, hopeful he can convince them on promises” (CTV News)

Michelle Zilio (CTV News): NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is brushing aside premiers’ concerns about some his key election promises, including Senate abolishment, the party’s child-care plan and his commitment to balance the books. Speaking to…



Conservative-Progressive “Chasm” Masks Harper’s Real Chances (EKOS Research)

EKOS Research: Over the past week there has been an outpouring of reactions to the Syrian refugee crisis that run from concern to horror. The searing image of the drowned three year old pushed the…


“In a marathon election, Tories focused on forging victory in final laps” (The Winnipeg Free Press)

The Canadian Press: Midway through a marathon campaign, the Conservatives are talking like the distance runner who’s plotting and pacing for a late outside-track move into the lead. Conservative Leader Stephen Harper had one of the…


“Justin Trudeau lays out $1.5B youth employment strategy” (CBC News)

CBC News: Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is duking it out with the NDP over which federal party would do the most to create jobs for youth. Trudeau released his party’s youth employment strategy during a campaign…


“Tom Mulcair unveils NDP plan to spend billions on transit, bridges” (CBC News)

CBC News: The NDP is promising to spend billions to ease urban gridlock and speed up commuter times. NDP Leader Tom Mulcair, campaigning in Edmonton Friday, lamented a “lost decade” for transit investment under Conservative…


“NDP lagging in Ontario but picking up steam in B.C.: EKOS” (iPolitics)

Amanda Connolly (iPolitics): The NDP appears to be losing momentum in Ontario to the Conservatives and the Liberals but has gained support over both parties in British Columbia, according to the latest EKOS poll for iPolitics….