Éric Grenier

Politics and polls

Éric Grenier is a senior writer and the CBC's polls analyst. He was the founder of ThreeHundredEight.com and has written for The Globe and Mail, Huffington Post Canada, The Hill Times, Le Devoir, and L’actualité.

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Singh says NDP wouldn't prop up Scheer minority government due to 'disgusting' gay marriage speech

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said today that Andrew Scheer's past statements on same-sex marriage rule out the prospect of his party supporting the Conservatives in a minority government.

Pierre Nantel's split from the NDP shows how far the party has fallen in Quebec

What are Quebec MP Pierre Nantel's chances of re-election now that he has switched teams to run for the Greens?

Is Trudeau in for another hit in the polls because of the SNC-Lavalin ethics report?

The Liberals lost the lead in the polls after the SNC-Lavalin story broke. Now that it's back in the news, the progress they've made since could be at risk.

How the parties' paths to majority government have changed

At the beginning of the year, the Liberals and Conservatives both saw different paths to winning 170 seats than they do today.

Jagmeet Singh tours Quebec in hopes of avoiding an NDP wipeout

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is touring Quebec this week, visiting a handful of ridings where the long odds against holding on look shortest.

After a stunning spring, Greens might hit their poll ceiling this summer

The Greens had a lot of momentum heading into the summer. That momentum might be gone now.

Filings show Conservatives ended 2018 with big financial edge over Liberals

The Liberals had a better fundraising year than they did in 2017, but the Conservatives still have a wide financial edge over Justin Trudeau's party.

Indigenous and first-time voters split, new Canadians still prefer Liberals: CBC News poll

Liberal support has dropped among Indigenous voters and new Canadians since 2015, while they face stiff competition from the NDP among first-time voters.

Conflicted and worried: CBC News poll takes snapshot of Canadians ahead of fall election

A new CBC News poll offers a portrait of a country defined by its contradictions and concerns in this election year.

Andrew Scheer's climate plan speaks to a smaller audience: Conservatives

Most Canadians see fighting climate change as a top priority for government. But most of those who don't are voting Conservative.
Climate Change

Canadians are worried about climate change, but many don't want to pay taxes to fight it: Poll

Canadians are deeply concerned about climate change and are willing to make adjustments in their lives to fight it — but for many people, paying as much as even a monthly Netflix subscription in extra taxes is not one of them, a new poll suggests.

With pre-election summer looming, Conservatives hang on to their lead

The Conservatives lead the Liberals in the polls by about six points. Welcome to the new normal.

Maxime Bernier was a top Conservative fundraiser before he left the party

Before Maxime Bernier left to form the People's Party, his riding was a top fundraiser for the Conservative Party — thanks largely to donors who lived elsewhere.

For Andrew Scheer, matching Doug Ford's victory of a year ago won't be enough

If Andrew Scheer's Conservatives want to win in Ontario, they'll need to do better than the numbers put up by Doug Ford's PCs in 2018.

Former PQ minister Réjean Hébert considering a run for federal Liberals

Réjean Hébert, a former PQ minister of health, is considering a bid for federal office — as a Liberal.