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Kenney promised Albertans a lot. How long will they give him to deliver?

The votes have been counted, the campaign pickup truck has driven its victory lap, and now it’s time for Jason Kenney and the United Conservative Party to get to work. The premier-designate has promised a lot. How patient will Albertans

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Carefully choreographed Liberal budget crowded out by the SNC-Lavalin affair

By Shachi Kurl, Executive Director Two weeks ago, I gamely speculated that Justin Trudeau’s government had an opening to reset the political narrative with a well-choreographed budget that made all the right moves for centre-left voters. Boy, was I wrong: The Liberals

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Jobs, jobs, jobs – how the Liberals are reframing the SNC-Lavalin affair

By Shachi Kurl, Executive Director Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s so-called statement of contrition Thursday wasn’t about being contrite, but about doubling down on a grand gamble to reframe the conversation about the SNC-Lavalin scandal, and perhaps, the ultimate ballot question

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What the transition to online polling means for decades of phone survey trends – Pew Research

BY COURTNEY KENNEDY AND CLAUDIA DEANE This article originally appeared at From the 1980s until relatively recently, most national polling organizations conducted surveys by telephone, relying on live interviewers to call randomly selected Americans across the country. Then came the internet. It

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Wilson-Raybould affair – Does it stink and will it stick?

By Shachi Kurl, Executive Director The twists and turns, allegations and rebuttals that come seemingly by the hour in the SNC-Lavalin affair are catnip to political watchers. But let’s get real: It’s not as though most people are leaping out

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