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Ahead of September writ drop, Liberals claw back into close race with Conservatives

SNC-Lavalin ethics violation has not hampered Liberal enthusiasm, party continues summer rise August 29, 2019 – The latest public opinion survey from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute finds the ethics commissioner’s mid-August ruling that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau committed an

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Federal Politics: CPC lead holds, but as Liberals begin to climb, will their task be simple, or Sisyphean?

Four-in-ten Canadians, and six-in-ten CPC supporters, are absolutely certain of their vote in October July 16, 2019 – While the Conservative Party of Canada maintains a comfortable eight-point lead over the governing Liberals, all eyes are on the latter party

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Shovels in the ground: More than half of Canadians say Liberals made right decision in approving TransMountain expansion

But will it be built? Six-in-ten say yes, while four-in-ten say they’re not convinced June 21, 2019 – Indigenous rights, economic debates, provincial tension, climate change and environmental protection; all of these are at the core of not only the

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Federal Politics: Liberals appear to have stopped bleeding; can the Conservatives be bloodied?

Most CPC voters have no second choice, but nearly one-in-five could switch to the People’s Party June 10, 2019 – Notwithstanding a summer sitting of the House of Commons, these will be the final days for MPs in Ottawa before

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Federal Politics: As Liberal support bleeds to other parties, CPC vote stays solid

Trudeau’s favourability among the public continues to sink alongside Liberal fortunes March 28, 2019 – Two months of scandal have eroded support for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Liberal Party, opening up a nine-point lead among Canadian voters who

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China-Canada relations: in fraught times, there is little consensus on how best to resolve tensions

Most say human rights should trump trade in guiding Canada’s approach to relations with China February 1, 2019 – Amid deteriorating diplomatic relations between Beijing and Ottawa triggered by the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, public opinion reflects acute

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