Manitoba


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…


“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….


“Under pressure, Harper changes tack on refugee resettlement” (The Toronto Star)

Tonda MacCharles (The Toronto Star): Conservative leader Stephen Harper who has repeatedly said he has “already” moved to expedite the resettlement of refugees from Syria switched tack Thursday to say his government will soon announce measures…


“Liberals picking up momentum in Ontario, B.C., according to latest seat projections” (Global News)

James Armstrong  (Global News): The Liberal party has gained momentum, according to the latest seat projections from the Laurier Institute for the Study of Public Opinion and Policy (LISPOP), and is coming within striking distance…


“Greg Selinger, Manitoba premier, asks feds to double refugee sponsorship cap” (CBC News)

Katharine Starr and Christina Lopes (CBC News): Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger added his voice to those of provincial and municipal leaders calling for immediate action from the federal government on the Syrian refugee crisis. “We think we can…


“Trudeau reaches out to premiers” (The Toronto Star)

Robert Benzie (The Toronto Star): Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is trying to put federal-provincial relations on the front-burner of the election campaign. The day after the Star launched its Can We Talk? series to highlight important…


“Canada adds 12,000 jobs in August, but unemployment rate rises to 7%” (The Financial Post)

The Canadian Press: The Canadian economy gained 12,000 jobs in August, bolstered by a gain in full-time employment, but more people were looking for work and the unemployment rate ticked higher for the first time…


“NDP solidifies lead in latest seat projections”

James Armstrong (Global News): The NDP is solidifying its lead over the governing Conservatives according to the latest seat projections showing the party with an 18-seat lead. Harper’s Conservatives have suffered a net loss of five…


“The Gargoyle: Tories trailing or tied in several swing ridings, says advocacy group’s poll” (The Ottawa Citizen)

Jason Fekete (The Ottawa Citizen): The Conservative party is trailing or tied in around a dozen hotly contested ridings – including several with Tory incumbents – and is in tough to retain Joe Oliver’s Toronto seat, according…