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Premiers’ Performance: Ball and Wynne bounce, Wall and Pallister slide

 Saskatchewan’s Wall remains most-approved of provincial leader but drops below majority endorsement June 22, 2017 – Canadians appear increasingly underwhelmed by the performances of their provincial premiers. While some are taking steps back from alarmingly low approval levels, others find themselves

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Focus Saskatchewan: Premier Brad Wall faces budget fallout, but his party leads over opposition

Saskatchewan Party holds seven-point advantage in vote intention June 19, 2017 – Brad Wall has referred to the past few months the most difficult of his career: declining resource revenues have led his government to pursue an unpopular austerity program

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B.C.’s political union: Promises, a jilted suitor and four years of drama

By Shachi Kurl, Executive Director May 30, 2017 – In the drama-filled world of B.C. political theatre, Monday’s news conference between NDP and Green Party leaders John Horgan and Andrew Weaver was akin to some sort of final rose ceremony: The happy

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Working with the Liberals may be the practical choice for Weaver, but it’s not what Green supporters voted for

By Ian Holliday, Research Associate May 11, 2017 What will Andrew Weaver do? That’s the big question that came out of the British Columbia provincial election Tuesday night. With three seats in the legislature, Weaver and his Green Party look

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Fasten your seat belts, British Columbians – and enjoy the political ride

By Shachi Kurl, Executive Director May 10, 2017 – Sometimes, democracy can be breathtaking in the elegance of its simplicity. Voters can do exactly what they say they will, even if we experts would second-guess their intentions, and our own work.

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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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