Gilles Duceppe

“Mulcair failed to capture crucial last debate: Hébert” (The Toronto Star)

Chantal Hébert (The Toronto Star) Once the ace in the NDP’s election deck, Quebec will probably—as of now—remain a wild card until the Oct. 19 vote. With the NDP bleeding support in Quebec, Thomas Mulcair needed…

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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…


“Gilles Duceppe launches attack on NDP, Conservatives in Quebec” (CBC News)

Katharine Starr and Nicolle Arams (CBC News): Bloc Québécois Leader Gilles Duceppe is open to supporting a coalition with either the NDP or Liberals, but there’s one party he refuses to consider aligning with, should October’s election result in a…


“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…


“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…


“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…


“NDP wave in Quebec still surging” (CBC News)

Michelle Gagnon (CBC News): One month into the campaign and more than one to go, it’s clear Quebec’s Orange Wave was no fluke. No, the NDP’s 2011 sweep of the province was what Quebecers wanted….


“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…


“Election 2015: One-third of Canadians say they’re ‘falling behind’, embrace Mulcair 2:1 over Harper, Trudeau” (Angus Reid Institute)

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“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…