When it comes to Canada's policy towards Israel, the Trudeau government is several country miles from reflecting Canadian values. That is the clear conclusion of a recent EKOS poll.
Pro-Israeli government policy is built on a foundation of untested assumptions about Canadian attitudes. A new EKOS poll reveals this to be convenient but quite false.
While Trudeau's persona of a progressive internationalist has won him kudos at home and abroad, his staunch support for Israel at the UN has left Canada significantly offside with public opinion.
Could a demagogue like Trump, arousing xenophobic passions, emerge in Canada? No. Marc Zwelling looks at the markers in public opinion to explain why.
David J. Climenhaga
A poll has identified a significant flow back to the PCs, presumably among centre-right voters, plenty of whom supported Rachel Notley's NDP last May.
Pollsters and pundits are trying to isolate the issues. Is the economy top of mind? Health care? But there is really only one ballot-box question: Do you want four more years of Stephen Harper or not?
Harper insists the public supports his anti-terrorism policies, but there is a different story in the polls. So how should Harper's opponents take him on, using public opinion findings?
Canadians who identify as right or left on the political spectrum are more likely to be interested in politics, according to a recent survey. Here's how those political divisions stack up.
The results of a recent Angus Reid poll suggest that 68 per cent of Canadians support CETA. While on the surface, things look great for CETA, that top-level result doesn't tell the whole story.
Because inequality's not a top-of-mind concern, people are content with crumbs instead of larger shares of the pie. Moving inequality onto the public agenda requires calling for radical change.