Ethics, Integrity and Accountability

“Conservatives move to revive faltering campaign after controversies” (The Globe and Mail)

Steven Chase and Adam Radwanski (The Globe and Mail): Stephen Harper’s Conservatives are retooling their election campaign after a series of missteps that has driven the Tories to third place in the polls. The changes come…

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“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…


“This campaign is being taken over by events out of Harper’s control” (The Globe and Mail)

Bruce Anderson (The Globe and Mail): The plight of Syrian refugees has become a high-profile subject in Canada’s federal election in the last 24 hours, as well it should. Few Canadians will be unmoved by…


“Harper’s war with the law” (The National Observer)

Sandy Garossino (The National Observer): One single email among several hundred entered into evidence at the Duffy trial throws glaring Klieg lights onto the dynamics inside the PMO. It reveals Stephen Harper’s inbred contempt for the…



“EKOS poll: Duffy trial awakens slumbering electorate” (iPolitics)

Frank Graves (iPolitics): “Voters are awakening from their summer slumber and noticing that they have been asked to follow what is going to be a very divisive and acrimonious campaign. At 34 points, the NDP…





“Mood of the electorate worsens as perceptions about the economy deteriorate” (Abacus Data)

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