• August 6, 2021

2021 Federal Elections: Meet Your Pollsters

This story was last updated on August 8, 2021 In his best-selling book Breaking the Quebec Code, Jean-Marc Léger wrote “Political polls represent about 1% of all my income, but they represent 99% of my problems”. So why do it then? For many market research firms, political polls serve as an efficient way to promote…

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338 Canada: Conservatives Still Left Behind

Philippe J. Fournier: The latest round of polls suggests that the Conservatives are being brought down by an unpopular leader, putting the Liberals in solid majority territory. In what was probably the last round of federal polls until the summer break (and maybe until the car is written in August?), Recent figures have shown that…

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To win an election, sometimes it is the luck of the draw

What happens when two candidates are caught in a deadlock? In some places in Canada, it results in by-elections. In others, the names are drawn from a box. When Anne Marie Shea ran for council in a recent by-election in Kinkora, PEI, she thought she was not the best candidate for the position, at least…

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A summer election would be a risky gamble for Liberals: 338

Philippe J. Fournier: The latest projection of the federal elections shows that the Liberals do not reach the majority, with a result eerily similar to the results of the 2019 elections. If the rumors circulating around Parliament Hill in Ottawa are true, then Canadians will be called to vote in the 44th Canadian federal election…

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Canadians lead the push for a global anti-corruption court

There are a number of reasons why Canada would seem an unlikely country to champion a pioneering international effort to curb the global scourge of large-money corruption that United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres adds at a global cost. annual of approximately $ 3.6 trillion in dollars. bribery, tax evasion, embezzlement and bribery. For one thing,…

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Canada, where vaccine acceptance is not political

Philippe J. Fournier: Unlike in the US, where enthusiasm for the vaccine shifts along partisan lines, a new poll shows Canadians of all stripes are widely supportive of the vaccine. Vaccination against COVID-19 continues to progress well across the country. At the time of this writing, nearly 60 percent of Canadians, and counting, have received…

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Avi Lewis: You mean this is not how you kill the NDP?

There’s something in the expert’s life that doesn’t mind a fight, so when I heard that Avi Lewis (kids: ask your parents!) Will be running for the NDP in the upcoming federal election, I called Anne McGrath. I suppose I could have called Avi Lewis, but (to) Campbell Clark in the Balloon I already did…

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Conservatives’ Big Climate Problem: 338 Canada

Philippe J. Fournier: The new data shows that on climate change, conservative supporters are very out of step with voters in every other major party in Canada. The debate around climate change and the urgency of implementing policies to act on it is increasingly becoming a partisan issue in Canada. Opinion polls have indicated a…

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A Canadian fights for change in Ukraine. So far, he’s losing.

Right up until the day the neighboring oligarch cut off his ability to sell his product, Michael Yurkovich marveled at how easy it was to do business in the new Ukraine. Yurkovich is from Calgary. His family has been in oil for decades. But Yurkovich is looking for investment opportunities in various energy markets and…

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338 Canada: What’s Left of the Orange Wave in Quebec? Little bit.

Philippe J. Fournier: Ten years ago, the NDP won a remarkable 59 seats in Quebec. In our last electoral projection, the party runs the risk of losing its only seat in the province. Had friends for a drink and pizza. We had all written our predictions on a board and had even made some friendly…

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