Election 2015

“‘Liberals in a hurry’? That’s Trudeau, not Mulcair’s NDP” (CBC News)

Chris Hall (CBC News): There was a time in Canada when New Democrats were considered “Liberals in a hurry.” But in this federal election campaign the reverse appears to be true. Under Justin Trudeau, the…




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…



“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…



“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…