Nanos Poll

CP

Who Really Represents Workers?

"Pick your battles" is a familiar refrain for anyone involved in politics, advocacy or any endeavour wherein opposing points of view will be competing for public attention. Most organizations will review issues and determine which are critical and which are not, and then fight for the most precious while conceding that others are perhaps not as important.
CP

Conservative Brand Slipping: Poll

The Conservatives are facing a cooler reception from Canadians as they head home for the holidays, with new poll numbers suggesting a significant drop in the party's brand strength in traditional stro...
CP

Liberals Poised To Decimate The NDP?

Nik Nanos digs beneath the numbers with CBC News Network's Power & Politics host Evan Solomon to get to the political, economic and social forces that shape our lives. This week: Nearly half of NDP su...

Overheard on the VIA Train: "Indians Are Lazy"

A study made last summer by Nanos Research and the Institute for Research on Public Policy ranks aboriginal issues as the least important concern among Canadians. I was recently delayed at Union Station for four hours due to an Idle No More blockade. An attendant announced in a surly tone that the train had been stopped due to "une manifestation d'Indiens." Contrary to news reports, my fellow passengers weren't "taking it in stride." Many groaned but didn't speak; I wrote down some of the comments others shared about "the lazy Indians."
CP

Tories, Grits, Dippers Close In Poll

The next federal election is years away, but new polling numbers from Nanos Research suggest national voting intentions are still in a three-way race. The pollster's latest national telephone survey...
AP

Liberal Support Surges To NDP Levels

Focus on the Liberal leadership race appears to have breathed new life into the party, even if the race doesn't officially begin until Nov. 14, a new poll shows. A Nanos Research survey reveals the L...
CP

Neck-And-Neck: Poll

The federal Conservatives and the New Democrats are neck-and-neck in terms of overall support from Canadians, a new poll finds, despite Prime Minister Stephen Harper's personal brand getting a boost f...
CP

Liberals Take Big Jump In The Polls

Quebec has always been one of the hottest political arenas in Canada. Never was this more obvious than with the 2011 election result, when the "orange wave" of NDP support washed away most of the Bloc...
CP

Bad News For This Party

The federal NDP may have lost some of the ground it gained against the Conservatives in the aftermath of Tom Mulcair's takeover as party leader, a new poll suggests. According to numbers released by...
CP

Harper's Poll Numbers Drop Dramatically

The watchdog responsible for monitoring the activities of Canada's spy agency and reporting findings to the minister in charge will be eliminated as part of the federal government's budget. The budge...
AP

Harper's Extended Honeymoon With Voters

Stephen Harper is enjoying an extended honeymoon with Canadian voters, leading his competitors by a wide margin and attracting numbers he hasn't seen for nearly a decade, according to a new Globe and...