National Newswatch

Liberals lead by four as 2021 begins

Jan 15 2021 — Bruce Anderson and David Coletto — Our latest national polling data shows that an election held today would see the Liberals with 35% support (unchanged from last month), the Conservatives at 31%, the NDP at 17% and the Greens at 6%. Regionally, the Liberals have a 10-point lead in Ontario and a 9-point lead in Atlantic Canada. In Quebec, the Liberals […]

Now and then: How have Canadian views on politics and the economy changed over 2020?

Dec 30 2020 — Bruce Anderson and David Coletto — 2020 was a year to remember, or perhaps to forget. It started with rail blockades, wildfires in Australia, and Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 572 being shot down in Iran that killed 55 Canadians and 30 permanent residents. A few weeks later, the Coronavirus was spreading around the world and starting in mid-March through the rest […]

Canadians are divided on whether MPs should vote for Conservative committee today and force an election

Oct 21 2020 — Bruce Anderson and David Coletto — As Canadians may be asked to vote in a snap election resulting from an impasse between the government and opposition parties, we decided to get a quick reading directly from Canadians. Between 5 pm and 9:30 pm ET last night, we surveyed 1,000 Canadian adults about the upcoming confidence vote, with the following preamble: Tomorrow, […]