Alberta





National: NDP 34% | CPC 28% | LPC 27% | BQ 6% | GPC 4% (Forum Research)

NDP slips slightly, Liberals increase: “These findings stand in contrast to last week, immediately after the election was called, when as many as 4-in-10 were prepared to vote NDP (39%) and just one quarter were…


“The nerd who came from nowhere: Stephen Harper knows you don’t need to like a politician to elect him” (The National Post)

Tristin Hopper (The National Post): Behind closed doors, Canada’s 22nd prime minister can swear like a “longshoreman,” is known to greet unwelcome news with “volcanic” outbursts of fury and has an uncanny talent for pitch-perfect impersonations….


“It’s possible to expand oil sands and reduce emissions: Mulcair”

Giuseppe Valiante (The Canadian Press): “It’s possible” to develop and increase production of the oil sands while being serious about greenhouse gas reduction, the NDP leader said. “You have to put in place that sustainable…


“Revealed: Canadian government spent millions on secret tar sands advocacy” (The Guardian)

Martin Lukacs (The Guardian): In its 2013 budget, the government invested $30 million over two years on public relations advertising and domestic and international ‘outreach activities’ to promote Alberta’s tar sands.The outreach activities, which cost…


“Will voters get the oil sands debate they deserve?” (The Globe and Mail)

Margaret Wente (The Globe and Mail): “The really inconvenient thing about Ms. McQuaig’s opinion is that she’s right. In the short term – say, the next 20 or 30 or 40 years – there is…


National: CPC 31% | NDP 30% | LPC 29% | GPC 5% | BQ 4% (Nanos Research)

Nanos Weekly Ballot Tracking and Accessible Voters for Federal Parties (period ending August 7th, 2015) – Released: August 11, 2015 National: CPC 31% | NDP 30% | LPC 29% | GPC 5% | BQ 4%…