National Press Releases & Articles


Federal Liberals, Conservatives almost tied

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One third or just fewer will vote either for the Conservatives (31%) or the Liberals (34%) if a federal election were held today.

Less support now for stiffer terrorism legislation

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Just more than half now agree Canada needs stiffer anti-terrorism legislation (56%) compared to 7-in-10 who took this position in November, when the Iraqi mission was in its infancy (70%).

Federal Liberals maintain lead over Conservatives

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More than a third (36%) will vote Liberal if a federal election were held today, while just one third would vote Conservative (32%).

Bill Blair knocks off Dan Harris in Scarborough Southwest if he runs as a Liberal

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Almost 4-in-10 will vote for Bill Blair, Toronto’s soon-to-be-former police chief, if he runs as a Liberal in a federal election held today (39%).

Eve Adams bested by Joe Oliver in Eglinton-Lawrence

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One half will vote for the incumbent, Conservative MP Joe Oliver (49%) over new Liberal recruit Eve Adams (28%) if a federal election were held in the riding today.

Federal Liberals with healthy lead

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Almost 4-in-10 will vote Liberal if the election were held today (39%) compared to just less than a third who will vote Conservative (32%).

Three quarters approve of Supreme Court ruling on assisted death

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More than three quarters approve of the ruling (78%) and as many as 6-in-10 approve “strongly” (60%).

Most see more air crashes this year than last

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The largest group asked, about 3-in-10, said there were more air crashes this year than last year (29%), while about one fifth said there were fewer (18%).

Federal Liberals, Conservatives now tied

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Equal proportions, about a third each, will vote for the Conservatives (35%) or the Liberals (34%) if a federal election were held today.

Split opinion on whether low oil prices good for economy

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Just more, but a minority, think low oil prices are good for the economy (46%) than think they are bad for the economy (42%).