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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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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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Centre-Left Scuffle: Conservatives maintain lead as Liberals struggle to lock in vacillating progressives

CPC leads by 7 points as Liberals stand still; NDP emerges as 2nd choice among uncommitted voters October 1, 2019 – An inability so far in this 43rd election campaign for the incumbent Liberal Party to lock in left of

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Premiers’ Performance: Legault, Moe enjoy highest job approval; Ford, McNeil round out bottom ranks

Manitoba’s Brian Pallister has highest approval in nearly three years after September re-election September 27, 2019 – With much of the nation’s political attention firmly on the federal election, Canada’s premiers may well be enjoying some rare time flying under

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The Ford Factor: Ontario premier more likely than any other to have an impact on federal vote in his province

Four-in-ten residents say Ford’s policies, actions will dissuade them from supporting Scheer and CPC September 25, 2019 – As federal party leaders work to pick up momentum and recover from stumbles in this election campaign, to what extent are they

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