Polls

“Canadians ready to take in thousands more Syrian refugees: poll” (The Ottawa Citizen)

Christina Spencer (Ottawa Citizen): Unhappy at how the federal government has handled the Middle East refugee crisis, almost 50 per cent of Canadians want this country to take in thousands more displaced Syrians, exclusive polling…


“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…


“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…


“Liberal and Tories snatching votes from each other with dueling ads” (The Globe and Mail)

Adam Radwanski (The Globe and Mail): New research suggests that the Liberals’ unusual new television advertisement featuring Justin Trudeau stuck trying to go up a down escalator is scoring with voters who see it –…


“Unions set to launch major anti-Harper offensive” (The Globe and Mail)

Giuseppe Valiante (The Globe and Mail): Canada’s largest unions say if enough of their members vote strategically in key ridings across the country, Stephen Harper and the Conservatives will not get a fourth term in…


“Canadians want a new PM, poll suggests” (The Globe and Mail)

Daniel Leblanc (The Globe and Mail): The NDP is still leading the country in popular support, but the party’s high numbers in Quebec overshadow the fact it is losing momentum to the Liberal Party in…


“Three-Way Tie as Voters Try and Sort Out Who Can Solve the Economy” (Ekos Politics)

Ekos Politics: There have been some movements in an electorate that is becoming reluctantly engaged in a now month-old campaign that they are loosely acknowledging. If there was a sense that the Duffy scandal was…


“Ipsos Poll shows 40% of voters think NDP, Liberals, Tories are basically the same. That’s good news for Harper” (Global News)

James Armstrong (Global News): What’s the difference between the NDP, Liberals, and Conservatives? It seems a good chunk of Canadian voters don’t really know, according to a new Ipsos poll. And that’s good news for the…


“Canadians divided along political lines over whether to accept thousands of refugees in current crisis” (Angus Reid)

The Angus Reid Institute: With the Harper government under fire on the campaign trail for its reaction to the European migrant crisis and refugee policy in general, new data from the Angus Reid Institute shows…


“NDP tied with Liberals for lead in Montreal as Tories and Bloc lag behind, new poll says” (The National Post)

Philip Authier (Postmedia News): The New Democratic Party is hanging on to its 2011 vote share on the island of Montreal but is in a virtual tie with the Liberals, who have gained since the…