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Erin O’Toole may survive as Conservative leader, but the numbers aren’t helping him

By Shachi Kurl, President His critics accuse him of being out of touch — but is Erin O’Toole also out of time? It’s not like the question hasn’t already been asked. While he soldiers on, however, he does so against

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Political debates over inflation meet grim reality for many Canadians

By Shachi Kurl, President Winter is coming — and I’m not just talking about atmospheric rivers. While retailers hope for a bounce from consumers as Black Friday and Cyber Monday kick off the holiday shopping season, they do so with

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Canada is changing. Abusing people of colour in public life has to stop

What a sorry week this has been for people of colour in politics. Not only did Annamie Paul resign as leader of the Green Party of Canada, but she quit the party altogether with the strongest repudiation of her former

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Can Liberal government generate unity with policy agenda?

By Dave Korzinski – Research Director However uninspiring the result on Sept. 20, Justin Trudeau’s Liberals have another shot at governing Canadians after the 44th Canadian federal election, last week swearing in their ministers and shuffling their cabinet. For the

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Les réflexions de Shachi Kurl quant au débat des chefs tenu en anglais

Shachi Kurl, présidente de la fondation de recherche Angus Reid Institute, a été la modératrice du débat des chefs anglophone de 2021. En 1988, j’étais encore enfant quand j’ai regardé le débat des chefs fédéral, assise sur le plancher de

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Shachi Kurl’s reflections on the English-language leader’s debate

Shachi Kurl, president of the research foundation Angus Reid Institute, was the moderator of the 2021 English-language leaders’ debate. I watched the 1988 federal election debate sitting on the floor of our family room as a child. Three hours. Three

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