Posts From Ian Holliday

Back to homepage
Ian Holliday

Ian Holliday

‘Skinny’ TV packages: For most Canadians, hidden fees outweigh ‘pick-and-pay’ freedom

Half say value for TV dollar either “not very good” or “terrible” April 15, 2016 – As complaints about mandated “skinny basic” television packages continue to mount, a new public opinion poll from the Angus Reid Institute finds relatively few

Read More

Rising food prices: Canadians – regardless of income level – say it’s getting harder to feed their families

Two-in-three say the issue receives “too little attention” from government April 4, 2016 – The rising cost of groceries has left the majority of Canadians finding it harder to afford to feed their households, and it’s not only the working

Read More

ANALYSIS: Five things about Budget 2016 and Public Opinion

By Shachi Kurl and Ian Holliday March 22, 2016 1. Canadians like deficits in the abstract, but not so much when they’re concrete The Liberal Party ran on promise of “modest deficits,” totalling less than $10 billion annually, and a return

Read More

At Issue Panel – First Ministers Meeting

ARI Executive Director Shachi Kurl joins the At Issue panel in Vancouver to discuss the First Ministers meeting there.

Read More

Shachi Kurl talks ISIS with CBC’s At Issue panel

ARI Executive Director Shachi Kurl joins CBC’s At Issue panel to discuss public opinion on Canada’s role in the ISIS mission.

Read More

Sluggish economy could make TPP trickier for Trudeau

By Shachi Kurl January 27, 2016 – News the Trudeau Liberals will sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership – the 12-country trade deal involving nations that line the Pacific Rim – has the potential to take a different tone against the backdrop of

Read More