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The Pollcast: The Ontario election is finally on

On the latest episode of the Pollcast, the Toronto Star's Robert Benzie sets up the Ontario campaign and host Éric Grenier, Nick Gamache, Katie Simpson and Hannah Thibedeau discuss the latest developments In Toronto, Ottawa and Washington, D.C.
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The Pollcast: The fight for the Franco-Ontarian vote

On the latest episode of the Pollcast, Radio-Canada's Claudine Brulé breaks down the Franco-Ontarian vote and the CBC's Aaron Wherry discusses how parties are grappling with people's online data.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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The Pollcast: Ontario PC leadership race careens to a close

In two days, the chaotic race to replace Patrick Brown as Ontario PC leader comes to an end. The CBC's Meagan Fitzpatrick and Mike Crawley join Pollcast host Éric Grenier to break it down.
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The Pollcast: What happens to the Bloc after the big split?

Bloc Leader Martine Ouellet lost seven of her 10 MPs on Wednesday. To break down where the party goes from here, Éric Grenier is joined by Le Devoir's Marie Vastel and Philippe-Vincent Foisy of Radio-Canada.
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The Pollcast: Patrick Brown blows up the Ontario PC leadership race

If the whirlwind Ontario PC leadership race wasn't chaotic enough, Patrick Brown's bid to regain the job he gave up was approved on Wednesday. Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Katie Simpson and Aaron Wherry to try to make some sense of it all.
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The Pollcast: Breaking down the Ontario PC leadership race

With little more than three months remaining before the Ontario PCs choose their next leader, Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by Conservative insider Chad Rogers to discuss who has the inside track.
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The Pollcast: Ontario PCs need a leader and quickly

The Ontario PCs have just a month to choose a leader. Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Meagan Fitzpatrick and Mike Crawley to break down that choice.
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The Pollcast: The B.C. Liberals choose a leader

Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by Ian Bailey of the Globe and Mail to break down Saturday's B.C. Liberal Party leadership vote.
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The Pollcast: Who will be the next premier of Saskatchewan?

Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by Murray Mandryk, political columnist for the Regina Leader-Post, to break down Saturday's Saskatchewan Party leadership vote.
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The Pollcast: Are millennials now Canada's most important voters?

Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by David Coletto, CEO of Abacus Data, to discuss the politics of what will be the biggest cohort of voters in 2019.
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The Pollcast: Ontario's muddy political landscape

Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by Mike Crawley, the CBC's provincial affairs reporter in Toronto, to break down the state of Ontario politics with less than five months to go before the 2018 election.
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The Pollcast: Predicting the unpredictable in 2018

What unlikely political events should Canadians prepare themselves for in 2018? The CBC's Alison Crawford and Aaron Wherry joins Pollcast host Éric Grenier for their picks.
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The Pollcast: Canada's divisive wartime election

100 years ago, Canada was in the thick of both the First World War and one of the most divisive elections in its history. Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by Patrice Dutil, co-author of Embattled Nation: Canada's Wartime Election of 1917, to discuss.
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The Pollcast: Reading the byelection tea leaves

What do Monday's byelection results mean for Justin Trudeau, Andrew Scheer and Jagmeet Singh? Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Aaron Wherry to break it down.
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The Pollcast: Can the federal Greens tap into provincial momentum?

The Greens have doubled their provincial representation in 2017 and hold the balance of power in B.C., but can the federal party take advantage of this success? Green Party Leader Elizabeth May joins Pollcast Éric Grenier to discuss.
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The Pollcast: 6 months of Andrew Scheer

After six months as leader of the Conservative Party, how is Andrew Scheer doing? Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by Conservative insiders Chad Rogers and Tim Powers to give their assessment.
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The Pollcast: Debating leaders' election debates

How should federal leaders' debates during federal elections be organized? It's a complicated question. CBC's Aaron Wherry joins Pollcast host Éric Grenier to break it down.
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The Pollcast: Can the Democrats mount a comeback?

With wins in Virginia and New Jersey, and a potential upset in an upcoming special election in Alabama, the Democrats are feeling confident about their chances in the 2018 midterms. Host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Keith Boag to discuss.
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The Pollcast: Byelections, byelections, byelections!

Four federal byelections will be held on Dec. 11. But they might not be the only ones on the horizon. Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Catherine Cullen and Joël-Denis Bellavance of La Presse to discuss.
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The Pollcast: State of the polls with 2 years to go

At the two-year mark of Justin Trudeau's Liberal government, Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Nick Gamache to discuss the latest numbers from the Poll Tracker and how it works.
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The Pollcast: Alberta, P.E.I. and Manitoba choose new party leaders

The CBC's Kim Trynacity joins Pollcast host Éric Grenier to discuss the Alberta United Conservatives' leadership race. Also, Kerry Campbell and Cameron MacIntosh breakdown the P.E.I. Progressive Conservative and Manitoba Liberal leadership votes.
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The Pollcast: What to watch in Monday's federal byelections

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.
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The Pollcast: Quebec's electoral countdown begins

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.
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The Pollcast: The numbers behind Jagmeet Singh's 1st ballot NDP leadership win

Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Nick Gamache to discuss how Jagmeet Singh won the NDP leadership race, with new turnout figures telling a part of the story.
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The Pollcast: What to watch for in Sunday's NDP leadership 1st ballot results

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? Pollcast host Eric Grenier is joined by NDP insider Karl Bélanger to break it down.
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The Pollcast: What to watch in Germany's election

Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected to extend her reign as the G7's longest-serving leader in this Sunday's German election. But who will her dancing partner be? Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by journalist Gerd Braune.
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The Pollcast: Manitoba's NDP leadership race comes to an acrimonious close

The Manitoba NDP will choose its new leader on Saturday, ending a rancorous leadership race that might have an impact on federal politics. Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Cameron MacIntosh to discuss.
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The Pollcast: Parliament's summer break is about to end - what next?

With Parliament's summer recess drawing to a close, 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.
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The Pollcast: New members, old problems in NDP leadership race

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. Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Aaron Wherry to discuss.
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The Pollcast: Can Kathleen Wynne stage a comeback in 2018?

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. Pollcast Éric Grenier is joined by the Toronto Star's Robert Benzie to break down Ontario's political scene.
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The Pollcast: Saskatchewan's shifting political landscape

Both the governing Saskatchewan Party and the opposition New Democrats are searching for new leaders. Regina Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk joins Pollcast host Eric Grenier to discuss Saskatchewan's latest political developments.
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Saskatchewan's shifting political landscape

Regina Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk joins Pollcast host Eric Grenier to discuss Saskatchewan's latest political developments as two parties search for leaders.
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The Pollcast: Trump's drooping popularity and the 2018 midterms

Donald Trump's popularity has hit historic lows, but will it have an impact on his ability to govern and for the Republicans to hold on to Congress in 2018? FiveThirtyEight's Harry Enten joins Pollcast host Éric Grenier to break it down.
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The Pollcast: Is Jagmeet Singh the one to beat?

New fundraising numbers show Jagmeet Singh is running laps around his three rivals for the NDP leadership. Host Éric Grenier is joined by NDP insiders Sally Housser and Robin MacLachlan to discuss what the numbers mean.
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The Pollcast: Lessons from the federal PC-Alliance merger

Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by Ian Brodie, Stephen Harper's former chief of staff, to discuss what lessons Alberta's new United Conservative Party can learn from the 2003 federal PC-Alliance merger.
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The Pollcast: What the Wildrose-PC merger vote means for Alberta politics

Alberta politics are at a crossroads as the Wildrose and Progressive Conservative parties decide whether or not to merge. Host Éric Grenier is joined by pollster Janet Brown and the CBC's Kim Trynacity.
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The Pollcast: The story of Canada's first elections

As Canada celebrates its 150th year since Confederation, Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by Carleton University's Jon Pammett and Ryerson University's Patrice Dutil to discuss when Canadians first voted.
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The Pollcast: NDP leadership race simmers over summer

NDP leadership contestants get ready for a long, hot summer of campaigning. Host Éric Grenier is joined by NDP insiders Sally Housser and Robin MacLachlan to break down the state of the race.
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The Pollcast: How will B.C.'s political drama play out?

Host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Richard Zussman to break down what is happening in B.C. politics and Shachi Kurl of the Angus Reid Institute to explain what British Columbians think about it.
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The Pollcast: The state of the parties as summer recess approaches

Host Éric Grenier is joined by Huffpost Canada's Althia Raj and Susan Delacourt of the Toronto Star and iPolitics to look back at the last six months on Parliament Hill.
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The Pollcast: Will U.K. pollsters get it right?

In the run-up to Thursday's election in the U.K., host Éric Grenier is joined by David Coletto of Abacus Data to discuss what British pollsters are doing to avoid past mistakes.
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The Pollcast: Breaking down Andrew Scheer's Conservative leadership victory

Host Éric Grenier is joined by Conservative insiders Tim Powers and Chad Rogers to discuss the results of the Conservative leadership vote — and where the party goes from here.
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The Pollcast: A last look at the Conservative leadership race

Host Éric Grenier is joined by Conservative insiders Tim Powers and Chad Rogers to breakdown the Conservative leadership race for the last time.
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The Pollcast: Nova Scotia's election heats up

Polls show the race tightening in Nova Scotia's provincial election, but did Thursday's leaders' debate shake things up? Host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Jean Laroche to break it down.
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The Pollcast: Breaking down B.C.'s election results - and looking ahead to Nova Scotia's

To sift through the results of the B.C. election, host Éric Grenier is joined by the Globe and Mail's Justine Hunter and the CBC's Richard Zussman. Then, Jean Laroche sets up Nova Scotia's provincial vote.
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The Pollcast: The final week of the B.C. campaign

Host Éric Grenier is joined by the Globe and Mail's Justine Hunter and the CBC's Richard Zussman to discuss what to watch for in the last week of the B.C. election campaign.
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The Pollcast: Kevin O'Leary's exit and the B.C. leaders debate

Host Éric Grenier is joined by Conservative insiders Tim Powers and Chad Rogers to discuss the impact of Kevin O'Leary's departure from the race. Then, B.C. reporters Richard Zussman and Justine Hunter discuss the B.C. leaders' debate.
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The Pollcast: Polls and tolls in the B.C. election campaign

As the B.C. election campaign enters its second week Host Éric Grenier is joined by the Globe and Mail's Justine Hunter and the CBC's Richard Zussman to break it down.
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The Pollcast: Unpredictable B.C. campaign begins

British Columbians go to the polls on May 9 to decide whether to re-elect Christy Clark's B.C. Liberals or install the B.C. NDP into office after 16 years on the opposition benches. Host Éric Grenier is joined by the Globe and Mail's Justine Hunter and the CBC's Richard Zussman to break it down.
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The Pollcast: Bernier, O'Leary or someone else?

Maxime Bernier and Kevin O'Leary look like front-runners for the Conservative leadership, but with three weeks to go before voting begins, will a consensus candidate emerge? Host Éric Grenier is joined by Conservative insiders Tim Powers and Chad Rogers.
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The Pollcast: What to watch for in Monday's byelections

To break down Monday's five federal byelections, host Éric Grenier is joined by the National Post's David Akin.
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The Pollcast: The politics of the budget

To break down how Budget 2017 sets the Liberals up for Election 2019, host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's David Cochrane, Catherine Cullen and Susan Lunn.
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The Pollcast: The race for the NDP leadership is on

The first debate for the NDP leadership has kicked off the race to replace Tom Mulcair. Host Éric Grenier is joined by NDP insiders Sally Housser and Robin MacLachlan to break it down.
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The Pollcast: Is Jason Kenney's bid to unite the Alberta right about to begin?

Jason Kenney might be days away from winning the Alberta Progressive Conservative leadership — then what? Host Éric Grenier is joined by pollster Janet Brown and the Edmonton Journal's Graham Thomson to break it down.
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The Pollcast: 3 months to go in the Conservative leadership race

Was Kevin O'Leary's decision to skip the Conservative leadership debate on Tuesday shrewd or misguided? Host Éric Grenier is joined by Conservative insiders Tim Powers and Chad Rogers to discuss where the race stands now.
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The Pollcast: The Bloc Québécois looks for a leader

The Conservative and the NDP races are taking most of the attention, but they aren't only party leadership contests on the go. The Bloc Québécois is also looking for a leader - and may be looking at a coronation.
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The Pollcast: Behind the scenes of the Conservative leadership race

Covering a leadership campaign is daunting enough. It's even more challenging when there are 14 candidates in the running. Catherine Cullen, who has been reporting on the race from the beginning, joins host Éric Grenier to discuss covering the race.
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The Pollcast: How electoral reform fell apart

In a matter of weeks, the Liberals went from pledging that the 2019 election would not be held under the first-past-the-post system, to abandoning electoral reform entirely. What happened? Host Éric Grenier is joined by Aaron Wherry and the Ottawa Citizen's Kady O'Malley.
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The Pollcast: Does leadership race polling mean anything?

Polls suggest Kevin O'Leary is the favourite to win the Conservative leadership. Or do they? Paul Adams and David Coletto join host Éric Grenier to discuss the usefulness of leadership race polling.
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The Pollcast: Question period is back next week, so how can it be fixed?

Members of Parliament will be back in the House of Commons next week, and that means question period is back. But what could make Canadians tune in again? Peter Milliken, former Speaker of the House, joins host Éric Grenier to discuss.
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The Pollcast: Kevin O'Leary, French debate shake up Conservative leadership race

The gloves come off in the French-language debate just hours before Kevin O'Leary enters the Conservative leadership race. Host Éric Grenier is joined by Conservative insiders Tim Powers and Chad Rogers to discuss how the race has changed this week.
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The Pollcast: What the cabinet shuffle means for electoral reform

Justin Trudeau shuffled Maryam Monsef out of the democratic institutions portfolio and moved Ontario MP Karina Gould in. Will this mean any substantial shift in direction on the electoral reform file, or is it just a change of messenger?
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The Pollcast on the year in politics: Leadership races, Trudeau and Trump

If 2016 taught us anything, it is that politics can be unpredictable. Joining host Éric Grenier to break down the year that was and what to watch for in 2017 are Susan Delacourt of the Toronto Star and iPolitics and Althia Raj of The Huffington Post Canada.
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The Pollcast: 6 months to go before B.C. goes to the polls

In six months, British Columbians will decide whether to re-elect Christy Clark's B.C. Liberals or go for change with the NDP's John Horgan. To break it all down, host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's B.C. legislative reporter, Richard Zussman.
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The Pollcast: Electoral reform, like math, is hard

The government's pledge to make 2015 the last election held under the first-past-the-post system is looking to be one of the hardest promises for the Liberals to keep. Host Éric Grenier is joined by Aaron Wherry and the Ottawa Citizen's Kady O'Malley to discuss the latest developments.
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The Pollcast: 4 byelections and many questions in Quebec politics

Four byelections are being held in Quebec on Monday, the first test for the Parti Québécois's new leader, Jean-François Lisée. To discuss the state of the Quebec political scene, host Éric Grenier is joined by Christian Bourque, executive vice-president of Léger.
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The Pollcast: Conservative leadership race begins to heat up

With 12 candidates in the running and one official debate already in the books, the Conservative leadership race is ramping up. Who is standing out from the crowd? Host Éric Grenier is joined by Conservative insiders Tim Powers and Chad Rogers to discuss.
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The Pollcast: Were the U.S. polls right, wrong - or somewhere in-between?

The results of the U.S. election came as a surprise to many. Most polls indicated Hillary Clinton was the favourite right up until voting day. Were the polls wrong, or was it wrong to assume they could make the call in such a close race? Joining host Éric Grenier to discuss is David Coletto, CEO of Abacus Data.
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The Pollcast: Two seasoned Canadian campaigners on the U.S. election

With just days to go before Americans choose their next president, the race is going down to the wire. To discuss the final stages of this unpredictable campaign, podcast host Éric Grenier is joined by Bob Rae and James Moore.
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The Pollcast: When will the NDP leadership race get going?

One year from now, the New Democrats will have a new leader. Who that might be, however, is anyone's guess — no candidates have yet stepped forward. To explain why, and to speculate on who could run, podcast host Éric Grenier is joined by NDP insiders Sally Housser and Robin MacLachlan.
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The Pollcast: Has the Liberal government given up on electoral reform?

Justin Trudeau has mused that the appetite for electoral reform has diminished now that his Liberals have replaced Stephen Harper's government. Is the prime minister backing away from changing the way Canadians vote? Host Éric Grenier is joined by Aaron Wherry and the Ottawa Citizen's Kady O'Malley to discuss.
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The Pollcast: Yukon goes to the polls

The day before Americans cast ballots, Yukoners will cast theirs. After 14 years in office, is the Yukon Party poised for defeat or re-election? Host Éric Grenier is joined by the Yukon News's Chris Windeyer to discuss.
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The Pollcast: The second presidential debate, the media, and the polls

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will meet again in the second presidential debate on Sunday. What impact could the confrontation have on the campaign? And what role does the media and the polls play in interpreting the debate? Host Éric Grenier is joined by Vox's Matthew Yglesias to discuss.
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The Pollcast: Jason Kenney's quest to unite the Alberta right

Being the leader of the Alberta Progressive Conservatives used to mean being the premier of Alberta. No longer. Will Jason Kenney change that? Host Éric Grenier is joined by pollster Janet Brown and the Edmonton Journal's Graham Thomson to break down the Alberta PC leadership race.
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The Pollcast: Trump and Clinton finally face-off

The first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Monday comes at a time when the polls are showing the race at its closest between the two candidates. The stakes are high. To set it up, podcast host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's senior reporter in Washington, D.C., Keith Boag.
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The Pollcast: The impact of Peter MacKay's decision not to run

Peter MacKay's decision not to run for the leadership of the Conservative Party leaves the race wide open. Who can take advantage? Host Éric Grenier is joined by Conservative insiders Tim Powers and Chad Rogers to discuss.
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The Pollcast: The summer of electoral reform is over

The summer's hearings on electoral reform in Ottawa are over. After listening to the experts, it's now time for MPs to hear directly from Canadians. But is the committee any closer to reaching a consensus on changing how Canadians vote? The CBC's Aaron Wherry and the Ottawa Citizen's Kady O'Malley join podcast host Éric Grenier to break it down.
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The Pollcast: Green Party Leader Elizabeth May on electoral reform

Is electoral reform a matter of protecting minority rights? That's the view of Green Party Leader Elizabeth May. It's also an important factor for the Bloc. But as we learn in this week's podcast, the two parties have different views on whether a referendum is required for reform.
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The Pollcast: Conservatives open to electoral reform, but only with referendum

On the electoral reform debate, the Conservatives have one focus: that any changes be put to Canadians in a referendum. But if one is held, what side will the party take? In the third of a series of interviews on the electoral reform issue, host Eric Grenier is joined by two Conservative MPs, Scott Reid and Gerard Deltell.
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The Pollcast: What does the NDP want from electoral reform?

The NDP has long pushed for a change to Canada's electoral system. Will they finally get it? In the second of a series of interviews on the electoral reform debate, host Éric Grenier is joined by two NDP MPs, Nathan Cullen and Alexandre Boulerice.
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The Pollcast: The summer of electoral reform

As the committee on electoral reform hears from experts this summer, MPs are talking to their constituents about what electoral system they think is best for Canada. In the first of a series of interviews, host Éric Grenier is joined by two Liberal MPs, Nathaniel Erskine-Smith and Joël Lightbound, to discuss what they're hearing.
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The Pollcast: Fear and loathing in Newfoundland and Labrador

Five months ago, Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball was one of the most popular provincial leaders in the country. Now he's the least. What happened? Host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's David Cochrane.
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The Pollcast: The DNC in the City of Brotherly Love

Can the Democrats come out of their national convention in Philadelphia as a united party? Will the convention give Hillary Clinton the boost she needs to hold Donald Trump off? Host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Keith Boag from Philadelphia.
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The Pollcast: Mr. Trump goes to Cleveland

Donald Trump storms Cleveland, as the Republican National Convention comes to town. What impact will the convention and Trump's choice of Mike Pence as his VP have on the campaign? Host Éric Grenier is joined from Cleveland by the CBC's Keith Boag to discuss.
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The Pollcast: Tony Clement in, Jason Kenney out of Conservative leadership race

How has the Conservative leadership race changed with Tony Clement throwing his hat into the ring and Jason Kenney leaving Ottawa for Alberta provincial politics? Host Éric Grenier is joined by Conservative insiders Tim Powers and Chad Rogers to discuss.
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The Pollcast: The future of Canada's relationship with Indigenous people

Renewing the relationship between the federal government and Indigenous Canadians is a priority for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. What do Canadians think of that relationship? Host Éric Grenier is joined by Keith Neuman of the Environics Institute to discuss the results of a new survey.
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The Pollcast: The Liberals and their digital revolution

Susan Delacourt, author of "Shopping for Votes," joins host Éric Grenier to discuss how the Liberals upped their digital game to win the 2015 federal election.
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The Pollcast: The state of the Parti Québécois leadership race

Following Pierre Karl Péladeau's resignation as leader of the Parti Québécois, the sovereigntist party is searching for his replacement. Who has the inside track? Host Éric Grenier is joined by Christian Bourque of Léger to break down the latest numbers.
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The Pollcast: NDP leadership up for grabs — who wants it?

The NDP leadership race is off to a slow start, with big names like Nathan Cullen and Megan Leslie out of the running. So who else might try to succeed Tom Mulcair? Host Éric Grenier is joined by NDP insiders Sally Housser and Robin MacLachlan to break down the early days of the race.
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The Pollcast: Liberals shift on electoral reform — what now?

With the Liberals backing down on their electoral reform package, what comes next? Will the NDP and Liberals squeeze out the Conservatives and move forward without a referendum? Host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Aaron Wherry to break down this week's surprise move.
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The Pollcast: The Stephen Harper years and beyond

Stephen Harper will take his final political bow on Thursday when he speaks to party members at the Conservative policy convention in Vancouver. But what will his departure mean for his party? Host Éric Grenier is joined by Postmedia's John Ivison to look at the former prime minister's legacy.
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The Pollcast: The state of the Conservative leadership race

With Michael Chong, Maxime Bernier and Kellie Leitch now in the Tory leadership race, host Éric Grenier is joined by Conservative insiders Tim Powers and Chad Rogers to break down their chances, and where the contest goes from here.
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The Pollcast: The Liberals' electoral reform gambit

With the Liberals holding a majority of seats on the electoral reform committee, how realistic is it that any reform will have cross-party support? And is there even time to get it done? To try to answer these questions and more, host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Aaron Wherry and Alison Crawford.
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The Pollcast: Politics and Muslim Canadians

How did Muslim Canadians vote in the last election, and what do they think of the hot-button issues that dominated the campaign? Host Éric Grenier is joined by Keith Neuman, executive director of the Environics Institute, to discuss the findings of his new survey of Muslim Canadians.
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The Pollcast: The politics and priorities of Canada's youth

Turnout was up significantly among young voters in 2015, and the Liberals captured much of that vote. But what does that mean for Canada's youth going forward? Host Éric Grenier is joined by David Coletto, CEO of Abacus Data, to discuss the findings of his latest poll.
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The Pollcast: The impact of the Manitoba leaders' debate

A new poll suggests that Manitoba PC Leader Brian Pallister won last night's leaders' debate, while Liberal Rana Bokhari had the weakest performance. But will it have any impact on the vote? Host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Cameron MacIntosh to break it down.
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The Pollcast: The future of the NDP and Tom Mulcair

Will Tom Mulcair survive the leadership review vote at this weekend's NDP convention in Edmonton? Host Éric Grenier is joined by NDP insider Ian Capstick to discuss the future of the NDP, with or without Tom Mulcair.