Alberta Spotlight: As dissatisfaction with UCP intensifies, voters say they’re ready to take another look at the NDP

Albertans critical of government’s handling of health care, economy, and public education September 14, 2020 – A year and a half of governing appears to be souring Albertans on the UCP. While it swept to victory in the April 2019

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Economic Outlook: COVID-19 stalls trend of growing financial optimism in Canada

Low-income households least optimistic about coming year September 8, 2020 – Canadians continue to re-enter the employment market (250 thousand more jobs were added across the country in August), but the negative impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak on personal finances

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Federal Politics: Election speculation season begins with main contenders in dead heat

Trudeau approval stabilizes at 45 per cent September 2, 2020 – Exactly three weeks from a scheduled re-opening of Parliament with a Speech from the Throne that may ultimately trigger a fall election, the latest public opinion data from the

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B.C. Spotlight: Massive lead over opposition may make an election irresistible to the NDP, but risks lie ahead

BC NDP voters more likely to express discomfort with in-person voting were an election called September 4, 2020 – Premier John Horgan recently suggested an early election could be an “opportunity” for his BC NDP, though the party was quick

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Premiers’ Performance: Election drums beat to incumbents’ tune in British Columbia, New Brunswick and Saskatchewan

Ford and Legault approved of by two-thirds as Ontario and Quebec respectively August 31, 2020 – Response to the coronavirus pandemic continues to be a key metric by which Canadians rate their political leaders in 2020. The issue consistently supersedes

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COVID-19 Compliance: One-in-five Canadians making little to no effort to stop coronavirus spread

‘Cynical Spreaders’ disregard most safety precautions, view public health officials negatively August 17, 2020 – Canadians enter their sixth month of the COVID-19 pandemic with the lived experience of the spring and summer behind them, and the uncertainty of flu

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