Polls





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…


“Only 36 per cent of Canadians want to accept more refugees” (iPolitics)

Deane McRobie (iPolitics): Just 36 per cent of Canadians think the federal government should allow more refugees from Syria, according to polling by EKOS Research. “There is a very large number of Canadians that are…


“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….


“Canada election 2015: Tories seek out ‘Australian rottweiler’ Lynton Crosby” (The Guardian)

Jessica Murphy (The Guardian): Amid a flurry of negative news stories and slipping poll figures, Canada’s Conservative party has confirmed that it has enlisted the help of Lynton Crosby – the Australian political strategist who…