Election 2019

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Immigration: Half back current targets, but colossal misperceptions, pushback over refugees, cloud debate

Canadians divided between Scheer, Trudeau and Singh over who’s best on immigration file October 7, 2019 – As all the federal party leaders gather tonight for the first time at a debate in this forty-third election campaign, one wishes to

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Why and when did uncommitted voters lock in? Study shows Liberals benefitted most from strategic voting

Study canvassed Canadians who were uncommitted during campaign about decision-making process October 25, 2019 – In the hours of ballot counting, as political commentators filled airtime and candidates nervously chewed their nails, a narrative of how one of the closest

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Policy preferences: Pharmacare a winner, majority prefer continued deficit spending rather than cuts

Partisan voters often at odds or less than enthusiastic about some of their own parties’ policies October 18, 2019 – In an election campaign where the day-to-day movements of the federal leaders are covered by the media like paparazzi, a

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Minority Report? NDP, Bloc successes appear to diminish majority aspirations for CPC, Liberals

Three-way race in B.C; BQ and Liberals deadlocked in Quebec; Liberals, CPC tied in Ontario October 15, 2019 – As party leaders begin the final week of Canada’s 43rd federal election campaign, they do so experiencing an unsettling case of

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Singh sizzles in English debate, but will NDP momentum solidify, or ultimately fizzle?

NDP makes gains in voter intention, but certainty of new supporters remains soft October 10, 2019 – Singh’s the thing, at least for now. In a tight federal election campaign that has witnessed few breakout moments or true collapses for

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Election 2019: Liberal wins most seats in Parliament, but Conservatives win national popular vote

Centre-left voters share priorities going forward, opening up potential for legislative cooperation October 22, 2019 – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party breathed a sigh of relief Monday night, having held onto enough seats in the House of

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