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Six-in-ten Canadians want greater latitude and more reasons to fire delinquent Senators

Two-thirds say Senators involved in highly publicized scandals should face expulsion April 19, 2017 – As the Canadian Senate considers invoking an obscure section of the constitution to permanently expel Senator Don Meredith for a sex scandal, a new poll

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B.C. Election: Parties hustle for advantage on key issues, leader momentum and credibility

Clark, Horgan in statistical tie on question of who would make best premier April 12, 2017 – The earliest days of the 2017 provincial election campaign in British Columbia are revealing a political landscape in which the incumbent faces a

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B.C. Election: Liberal economic message resonates; concerns over campaign finance and housing persist

Six-in-ten B.C. residents say opposition lacks a real plan to help the province March 24, 2017 – Investigations into campaign financing have commenced, tax cuts have been tabled, hacking allegations have flown (and apologies have been given), all this against

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Politics Electrified: Three-in-four Ontarians say their hydro bills are ‘unreasonable’; think they’ll rise further

Nearly eight-in-ten say hydro issues will be at the top of their minds during the next provincial election March 24, 2017 – As Premier Kathleen Wynne’s approval rating threatens to fall into the single digits – dropping to 12 per

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Premiers’ Performance: Wynne’s approval rating sinks to 12 per cent – an all-time low

Couillard the only Premier to see an increase in approval across Canada March 24, 2017 – Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s slide towards single digit job approval continues. After another four-point drop in quarterly job performance approval analysis by the Angus

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M-103: If Canadians, not MPs, voted in the House, the motion condemning Islamophobia would be defeated

Three-in-ten say the motion is ‘a threat to Canadians’ freedom of speech’ and should not be passed March 23, 2017 – As Parliament prepares to vote on the anti-Islamophobia motion that has been part of the national discourse for months,

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