Bloc Québécois (BQ)

“Why does Trudeau play the sovereignty card?” (The Globe and Mail)

Antonia Maioni (The Globe and Mail): As we entered into this election campaign, the main issues of contention seemed to be stability, security and the Senate. And yet sovereignty may also play a role, and…


National: CPC 31% | NDP 30% | LPC 29% | GPC 5% | BQ 4% (Nanos Research)

Nanos Weekly Ballot Tracking and Accessible Voters for Federal Parties (period ending August 7th, 2015) – Released: August 11, 2015 National: CPC 31% | NDP 30% | LPC 29% | GPC 5% | BQ 4%…


“Fragmented electorate gives edge to parties who take more extreme positions” (The Hill Times)

Greg Lyle (The Hill Times): Canadians are fragmented when it comes to issues. We asked respondents to pick their three most important issues from a list of 15 issues we found in party press releases…


“Canada election 2015: Where the leaders are Monday” (CBC News)

The Canadian Press: Mulcair is in Toronto today for the launch of a book on his life. (…) Prime Minister Stephen Harper is also in the vote rich Greater Toronto Area today to make an…


CBC Poll Tracker (Aug. 4): NDP 33.2% | CPC 30.9% | LPC 25.9% | BQ 4.7% | GPC 4.7% (CBC News)

Éric Grenier (for CBC News): As battle lines are drawn now that the campaign is underway, the New Democrats’ slim lead over the Conservatives has widened slightly. And as leaders begin to jet across the country,…



“Canada’s electoral geography: Where parties are likely to gain seats” (The Globe and Mail)

John Ibbitson (The Globe and Mail): Canada does not have one national election. Practically, Canada has five regional elections on the same day, producing a parliament and government. Although there are local variations – rural…


Nanos (Aug. 2): CPC 32% | NDP 30% | LPC 29% | GPC 5% | BQ 3%

National: CPC 32% | NDP 30% | LPC 29% | GPC 5% | BQ 3% Nanos Weekly Ballot Tracking and Accessible Voters for Federal Parties (period ending July 31st, 2015) – Released: Sunday, August 2,…


“Canada election 2015: And they’re off! Party leaders make their pitches as 11-week campaign begins” (CBC News)

CBC News: Pressed by reporters why he launched the campaign so far in advance of the fixed election date, which boosts the cost to taxpayers, Harper said: ‘Everybody knows the election date and the campaigns…