Jaime Watt looks at how the issues making waves in Ottawa resonate with Canadians.
Monitoring the House of Commons' question period, mainstream media and the conversation on social media, Watt and his team at Navigator Ltd. determine which issues gained the most attention in official Ottawa, and then measure how much traction those issues managed to find with Canadians outside the nation's capital.
This week: Canada's Kyoto withdrawal, the end of the House of Commons' fall sitting and federal intervention in Attawapiksat.
Top three issues: Ottawa vs. Canada in general
For the week of Dec. 12 to Dec. 16.
Tracking the Attawapiskat issue over the past three weeks
Tracking the Durban climate talks and Kyoto
Spike in interest came with Canada's Dec. 12 announcement it was leaving the Kyoto Protocol
Learn more about how Political Traction is calculated.