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As Trudeau government faces competing regional and partisan priorities, Canadians weigh in on where to begin

Majorities in every region other than Quebec say Alberta’s natural resource sector needs more help November 19, 2019 – The resumption of parliament on December 5th represents a chance at a fresh start for the Trudeau government, but will his

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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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Leadership litmus test: Conservative voters evenly divided over whether Scheer should stay or go

Canadians divided about minority government result, more than half expect election within two years November 6, 2019 – As strategists, grassroots members and volunteers take stock of the campaigns that were, some partisans are more sanguine about their leaders’ futures

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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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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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