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As unfavourable views of China rise, Canadians are split over wisdom of Meng arrest

Preference for trade with China has dropped by nearly half since 2015 December 11, 2019 – News that China is now moving to prosecute two Canadian citizens who have been imprisoned without charge for a year represents the latest development

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Electoral reform revival? Support for changing voting systems skyrockets post election

After popular vote win, CPC supporters now outpace Liberals in support for proportional representation November 21, 2019 – The wake of the 43rd Canadian federal election campaign appears to have churned up support for a certain policy change long thought

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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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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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