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The CBC Election Pollcast with Éric Grenier

Eric Grenier, founder of, explores the world of political polls, their influence on the media and the trends they are showing.

  • 17:40
    Four parties are in the running to win the byelection in Lac-Saint-Jean. Who has the best shot? Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Nick Gamache and Radio-Canada's Louis Blouin to discuss.
    Oct 19, 2017
  • 23:31
    Quebeckers go to the polls in one year and Pollcast host Eric Grenier is joined by Christian Bourque of Léger to break down the province's political landscape.
    Oct 12, 2017
  • 29:30
    Éric Grenier and the CBC's Nick Gamache look at how Jagmeet Singh pulled off a surprise on Sunday by winning the NDP leadership on the first ballot.
    Oct 2, 2017
  • 18:02
    The House’s Chris Hall and the Pollcast’s Eric Grenier are joined by NDP insider Kathleen Monk and CBC Ottawa bureau chief to discuss how Jagmeet Singh managed to get enough votes on the first ballot to become the leader of the federal NDP.
    Oct 1, 2017
  • 20:11
    The results of the first round of voting for the NDP leadership will be announced Sunday, but will there have to be a second round? NDP insider Karl Bélanger joins us to break it down.
    Sep 28, 2017
  • 21:51
    One of the world's largest economies goes to the polls on Sunday. Podcast host Eric Grenier is joined by Gerd Braune, German newspaper correspondent in the Ottawa press gallery, to break it down.
    Sep 21, 2017
  • 21:21
    The Manitoba NDP will choose its new leader on Saturday, ending a rancorous leadership race that might have an impact on the federal campaign. Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Cameron MacIntosh to discuss.
    Sep 14, 2017
  • 25:20
    With Parliament returning after the summer recess, how are the parties doing in the polls and how are they prepping for the return to work? Pollcast host Eric Grenier is joined by Kady O'Malley and Nick Gamache to discuss.
    Sep 7, 2017
  • 24:17
    New figures show the NDP has tripled its membership since March, but the apparent enthusiasm for the party's leadership race comes as candidates grapple with a thorny issue — the niqab.
    Aug 31, 2017
  • 20:42
    In a little more than nine months, Ontario will go to the polls — and it is setting up to be a tough fight for Premier Kathleen Wynne. Éric Grenier is joined by the Toronto Star's Robert Benzie to break down Ontario's political scene.
    Aug 24, 2017
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