Topic: Éric grenier

Analysis

The Liberals, the 2019 election - and a tunnel to P.E.I. that was never built

It took over a century for Prince Edward Islanders to get the fixed link they wanted, though it didn't quite turn out as they'd first hoped.
PODCAST

The Pollcast: Drilling down on Trans Mountain

On the latest episode of the Pollcast, Mario Canseco of Research Co. breaks down the political stakes of Trans Mountain in B.C., and Nick Gamache and host Éric Grenier discuss the latest poll on the pipeline and what to watch for in Halifax at the Liberal policy convention.
Analysis

Poll showing Liberal rebound has signs of softer support

Though a new poll suggests the federal Liberals have regained the support they lost in recent weeks, it also indicates that the party and the prime minister may have sustained longer-term damage.
Analysis

Quebec Liberals narrow the gap, but CAQ still has the inside track on fall election

Two polls suggest the margin between the CAQ and the Liberals has decreased by four to six points.
Analysis

Trudeau's pipeline dilemma: lose seats in B.C., or lose a lot more elsewhere

The political calculations seem simple — there are more Liberal MPs in B.C. than in Alberta. But the electoral consequences of the Trans Mountain pipeline dispute go beyond local politics.
PODCAST

The Pollcast: Balancing the environment and the economy is complicated

On the latest episode of the Pollcast, Dale Beugin of Canada's Ecofiscal Commission and David Coletto of Abacus Data discuss a new survey of Canadians' views of carbon pricing. Plus, the latest on the Trans Mountain pipeline.

How your last name could cost you an election

A new study has found that the order in which candidates' names appear on municipal election ballots can affect the results — enough to make the difference between victory and defeat.
Analysis

With nine weeks to go, the Ontario election is Doug Ford's to lose

Doug Ford's Ontario PCs would win an election held today. Follow the Ontario Poll Tracker to stay up to date on his chances of winning on June 7.
Analysis

For Trudeau, a normal mid-mandate slump in the polls? Not really

Most federal governments have not seen their support drop at this stage of their mandate.
PODCAST

The Pollcast: How do Canadians view immigration?

On the latest episode of the Pollcast, host Éric Grenier discusses Conservative nomination contests with the CBC's Catherine Cullen and a new poll on Canadians' opinions on immigration and refugees with Keith Neuman, executive director of the Environics Institute.
Analysis

Principles, but mostly politics and boredom, on display in marathon House voting

The Conservatives forced hours of votes in the House of Commons to make a point, but was it principle or just politics?
Analysis

For Kathleen Wynne, repeating past election comebacks won't be enough

Trailing by a wider margin and more unpopular than they've been in the past, the Ontario Liberals face longer re-election odds than they did in 2007, 2011 or 2014.
Analysis

With Quebec suddenly up for grabs, Conservatives see an opportunity

The Liberals have taken a hit and the Bloc Québécois is imploding. Can Andrew Scheer's Conservatives take advantage?
Analysis

Christine Elliott won more votes, but Doug Ford won where it mattered

Results obtained by CBC News show how Doug Ford won the Ontario PC leadership on Saturday — and how the rules of the race allowed him to win despite Christine Elliott's greater support.
Analysis

How the Ontario PC leadership candidates stack up

Who's got the money, endorsements and polling support in the Ontario PC leadership race?