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Federal Politics: In CPC leadership race, Poilievre faces a support ceiling, Charest must connect more with base

Increasingly pessimistic Canadians push Trudeau disapproval to highest level since 2019 June 27, 2022 – As Canadians wind down the school year and contemplate a summer break, they do so feeling increasingly pessimistic about their own lives and the future

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CPC Crossroads: Disaffected Liberals, NDP voters bolster Charest’s ranks; Conservative base holds with Poilievre

Both candidates garner 34% in hypothetical vote faceoff; but Charest lead over Liberals double Poilievre’s July 25, 2022 – After five months of campaigning, the outcome of the third Conservative Party leadership campaign in six years looms over the horizon.

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Interest in Rates: Almost half want BoC to take wait-and-see approach before raising interest rates further

One-quarter want further rate hikes; financial pessimism reaches 13-year high May 24, 2022 – As inflation reaches a 31-year high, Canadians are more likely to want the Bank of Canada to stand-pat than continue to push up the cost of

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Emergencies Act Review: Canadians divided whether ‘Freedom Convoy’ could have been dispersed without it

Nearly half say use of Act was necessary (46%), but others preferred alternative paths to resolution May 12, 2022 – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau waited until the final day legally allowable before launching a compulsory review of the federal government’s

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Canadians supportive of government response to Ukraine-Russia conflict, but many say more is needed

Half (47%) have shown support or donated to Ukraine personally since conflict began May 9, 2022 – The war in Ukraine has entered its third month, leaving thousands dead, millions seeking refuge, and billions feeling the economic impacts of an

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The Art of the Deal? Canadians split along political lines over NDP-Liberal confidence-and-supply agreement

PM Trudeau seen as biggest political beneficiary; early tests may include increased defence spending March 28, 2022 – The NDP-Liberal confidence-and-supply agreement that would see major New Democratic policy planks adopted in exchange for security on confidence and money votes

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