Election Result

“Coalition government could be possible, but party leaders are divided”(CBC News)

CBC News: A tight three-way race among the federal Conservatives, Liberals and NDP has raised the possibility of a coalition forming government after the Oct. 19 vote. Various campaign polls have suggested that whichever party does…

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“Poll Tracker: 3 polls, 3 leaders, 3-way race” (CBC News)

Éric Grenier (for CBC News): After the polls hinted at strong trends in favour of the Liberals and against the Conservatives, three new surveys published Friday have muddied the waters — suggesting the race may be back to…


“Campaign woes, poll numbers rattle Conservative camp” (CTV News)

CTVNews.ca Staff: With polls suggesting that Stephen Harper’s Conservatives are now in third place, the Tories may be looking to refresh their campaign. A senior Conservative strategist tells CTV’s Ottawa Bureau Chief Robert Fife that…


“NDP or Liberal government ‘real possibilities,’ says Harper” (The Toronto Star)

Tonda MacCharles, Bruce Campion-Smith and Joanna Smith (The Toronto Star): In the face of declining poll numbers, Conservative Leader Stephen Harper said he still believes he will win the most seats come Election Day but…


“Conservatives slip to third as NDP, Liberals enter two-way race: Nanos poll” (CTV News)

CTVNews.ca Staff: As the marathon federal election campaign passes its halfway mark, it appears that Stephen Harper’s Conservatives are losing support while Tom Mulcair’s New Democrats have pulled into the lead. And Justin Trudeau’s Liberals…


“Stephen Harper would quit as PM even if party loses by a seat” (CBC News)

CBC News: Conservative Leader Stephen Harper says he will cease to be prime minister if his party comes a close second in the Oct. 19 election, signalling he will not resort to any procedural tactics to remain in power. In a wide-ranging…


“Don’t rule out Harper, Mulcair or Trudeau from winning election: Hébert” (The Toronto Star)

Chantal Hébert (The Toronto Star): As the election campaign moves into high gear, neither Stephen Harper, nor Thomas Mulcair or Justin Trudeau is out of the game yet. With six weeks to go to the…


“Loose pool of NDP/Liberal vote-swappers confound election predictions” (Global News

The Canadian Press: Chrystia Freeland says she’s heard it point blank from potential Liberal-NDP vote-switchers as she door-knocks in downtown Toronto. “A lot of people say to me that they will support the party they…


“‘More about change’: New Ipsos poll shows most voters ok with Mulcair, Trudeau minority, just not Harper” (Global News)

James Armstrong (Global News): While the ultimate goal of Canadian political parties is to form a majority government in the House of Commons, none of the three parties which could form government are even close to…