Scientific and Academic Research

“Nanos nightly tracking: Tight race between Liberals and NDP continues” (CTV News)

CTV News: The NDP and the Liberals remain in a statistical tie in overnight polling by Nanos Research for CTV and The Globe and Mail. The latest numbers for the three leading parties: Liberals: 32.5…

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“David Suzuki: vote for a better, cleaner Canada” (The National Observer)

David Suzuki (The National Observer): No matter what anyone says during this long federal election campaign, climate change is the biggest threat to Canadians’ health, security and economy. The scientific evidence is incontrovertible, the research…


“Odds Of Harper Winning Again Falling Fast, Projections Suggest” (The Huffington Post Canada)

Bryan Breguet (The Huffington Post Canada): Are we witnessing a Conservative collapse? Stephen Harper’s decision to have a lengthy campaign may come back to haunt him, recent polls suggest. Although the Conservatives started this election campaign…


“Campaign woes, poll numbers rattle Conservative camp” (CTV News)

CTVNews.ca Staff: With polls suggesting that Stephen Harper’s Conservatives are now in third place, the Tories may be looking to refresh their campaign. A senior Conservative strategist tells CTV’s Ottawa Bureau Chief Robert Fife that…


“Mulcair’s Old Remarks On Bulk Water Exports Anger Liberals” (The Huffington Post Canada)

Ryan Maloney (The Huffington Post Canada): Thomas Mulcair’s rivals are again turning to remarks he made in the past to make the case he’s the wrong choice for Canada’s future. On Tuesday, federal Liberals released letters…


“NDP or Liberal government ‘real possibilities,’ says Harper” (The Toronto Star)

Tonda MacCharles, Bruce Campion-Smith and Joanna Smith (The Toronto Star): In the face of declining poll numbers, Conservative Leader Stephen Harper said he still believes he will win the most seats come Election Day but…


“Canadians Want More Action on Refugee Crisis” (Mainstreet Research)

Mainstreet Research: A new Mainstreet/Postmedia poll finds Canadians closely watching the unfolding Syrian refugee crisis – many (48%) support a dramatic increase in refugee resettlement within Canada. With 2,506 respondents the Mainstreet Research poll conducted…


“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…


“How Climate Change is Behind the Surge of Migrants to Europe” (Time)

Aryn Baker (Time): Even as Europe wrestles over how to absorb the migrant tide, experts warn that the flood is likely to get worse as climate change becomes a driving factor. More than 10,000 migrants and…


“Secret Status of Women report paints grim picture for Canada” (CBC News)

Dean Beeby (CBC News): Canada is falling behind the developed world in women’s equality, as poverty rates climb for elderly single women and for single-parent families headed by women, says an internal report by Status…