Not only is this one of the longest campaigns in Canadian political history, it may turn out to also be one of the most historically significant. In recent public opinion polls, only two per cent…View More If Cellphone Generation Shows up to Vote, Harper Loses. It’s That Simple
The past week in the campaign has seen a flood of emotional reactions to the Syrian refugee crisis, running the gamut from concern to horror. The searing image of a drowned three-year-old pushed the issue…View More The EKOS Poll: Could the Refugee Crisis be Good for Harper?
This week’s poll numbers drive home the important role debates could play in Campaign 2015. They also point to a tactical bind limiting the expansion prospects of the New Democrat and Liberal vote — and…View More The EKOS Poll: Parties Still Struggling to Break Free of Deadlock
Summer is half over, the election could be launched officially as early as Sunday — which would make it the longest campaign in modern Canadian history — and our polling shows a political landscape on…View More The EKOS Poll: Vote-splitting in Ontario Boosting Conservative Hopes
The political landscape appears to be shifting in subtle but important ways. The Liberals seem to have stopped the bleeding and are now statistically tied with the floundering Conservatives who are over 12 points back…View More EKOS: A Renewed Three-way Race with NDP on Top
Canada has been singularly successful as a multicultural nation. While Europe and America have torn themselves apart over issues of immigration and race, we’ve been lucky in avoiding strife. Our luck may be running out.…View More The EKOS Poll: Are Canadians Getting More Racist?
We’ve been here before. On September 11, 2001, the triumphal optimism inspired by the Soviet Union’s collapse — the so-called End of History — came to a crashing halt in a whiplash inversion of the…View More EKOS poll: Fear fades — values endure
All is decidedly not well in Quebec society today. This is especially obvious when we focus on the question of intercultural relations between the dominant francophone culture and the anglophone and allophone minorities. Our recent…View More The cultural faultlines in Quebec are getting wider