Elizabeth May

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…

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“Mulcair is everyone’s target. Here’s how he plans to win.” (Maclean’s)

Paul Wells (Maclean’s): Mulcair is learning that higher hopes bring bigger obstacles. The NDP leader has become his opponents’ target much earlier than Layton ever did. Partly because there is more of the old-time backroom pol…


“Harper says root cause of Syrian boy’s death is ISIS terror” (The National Observer)

Mychaylo Prystupa (The National Observer): Canadian federal leaders pivoted the election Thursday entirely to the death of a three-year-old Syrian toddler, whose lifeless face-down-into-a- beach body was shown in news photos worldwide Wednesday. The incident has…


“Elizabeth May: Harper’s Response To Syrian Refugee Crisis Weak” (The Huffington Post Canada)

The Canadian Press: Stephen Harper’s response to the humanitarian crisis in Syria has been weak and rules that are in place make it almost impossible to sponsor a refugee, Green party Leader Elizabeth May says….



“Election 2015: The Politics of a Soft Economy” (Abacus Data)

Bruce Anderson & David Coletto (Abacus Data): Only 35% believe the country is heading in the right direction, while 33% say it is on the wrong track. These are the weakest indicators we have seen…



“Use Vote Compass to compare the party platforms with your own positions” (CBC News)

CBC News: Wondering where you fit in the political landscape? Vote Compass is back for the 2015 federal election. The tool, which was designed by political scientists, prompts you to answer questions on everything from…