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Unhappiness With Tories Grew Dramatically In 2013: Poll

CBC | Posted 02.28.2014 | Canada Politics

Canadians' unhappiness with the federal government grew dramatically in 2013, judging by the results of a yearly poll released by Nanos Researc...

Who Really Represents Workers?

Terrance Oakey | Posted 02.19.2014 | Canada Politics
Terrance Oakey

"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.

Conservative Brand Slipping: Poll

CBC | Posted 02.10.2014 | Canada Politics

The Conservatives are facing a cooler reception from Canadians as they head home for the holidays, with new poll numbers suggesting a significant drop...

Overheard on the VIA Train: "Indians Are Lazy"

Marko Sijan | Posted 03.20.2013 | Canada Politics
Marko Sijan

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."

Majority Of Canadians Think Harper Shouldn't Run Again

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 03.06.2013 | Canada Politics

Two year-end surveys suggest that, while Canadians are divided on the prime minister's job performance, a large enough proportion support Stephen Harp...

Canada's Political Parties Neck-And-Neck

Posted 11.23.2012 | Canada Politics

Canada’s three major federal parties are splitting national support almost evenly among them, according to two polls released this week. The pol...

Tories, Grits, Dippers Close In Poll

CBC | Posted 01.22.2013 | Canada Politics

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....

Who Do We Fear The Most?

CBC | Posted 12.24.2012 | Canada Politics

Nik Nanos digs beneath the numbers with CBC News Networks' Power & Politics host Evan Solomon to get at the political, economic and social forces that...

Forget The Hair, We Like Other Things About Him Too

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 10.24.2012 | Canada Politics

Though he isn’t the leader most trusted to handle certain issues, Justin Trudeau does represent a serious threat to Thomas Mulcair as the go-to alte...

Liberal Support Surges To NDP Levels

CBC | Posted 12.15.2012 | Canada Politics

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 Yields Clues To Why Tories Push Free Trade

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 12.05.2012 | Canada Politics

A quarter of a century later, Canadians remain split on whether the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States has made them better or worse of...

Who Is The Most Intelligent Leader?

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 09.18.2012 | Canada Politics

As Members of Parliament return to work in Ottawa this week, two new polls are telling different stories. The first poll by Harris-Decima for The C...

Neck-And-Neck: Poll

CBC | Posted 11.17.2012 | Canada Politics

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...

Things Have Changed A Lot In A Year

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 09.19.2012 | Canada Politics

While the temperature may be rising in some parts of Canada, the heat is off the country's politicians as Canadians concern themselves with their summ...

Liberals Take Big Jump In The Polls

CBC | Posted 09.18.2012 | Canada Politics

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...

Bad News For This Party

CBC | Posted 09.18.2012 | Canada Politics

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...

Young And Old Canadians Just Don't Agree

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 07.25.2012 | Canada Politics

A new poll indicates that the security of Canada’s economic union is now Canadians' top priority, supplanting a crackdown on gun, gang, and drug-rel...

Harper's Poll Numbers Drop Dramatically

CBC | Posted 06.27.2012 | Canada Politics

The watchdog responsible for monitoring the activities of Canada's spy agency and reporting findings to the minister in charge will be el...

Harper Honeymoon Over?

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 10.09.2011 | Canada Politics

If a federal election were held today, Stephen Harper’s Tories would be reduced to a minority government and the Liberals would have 48 more seats t...

Harper's Extended Honeymoon With Voters

The Globe and Mail | Posted 08.21.2011 | Canada Politics

Stephen Harper is enjoying an extended honeymoon with Canadian voters, leading his competitors by a wide margin and attracting numbers he hasn't seen ...