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Calls for climate action from the group Extinction Rebellion. Photo: Sebastian Dooris/Wikimedia Commons
Seth Klein | Canadians support systemic solutions that go well beyond what our governments have so far been willing to undertake.
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New citizens in Prince George take the Canadian oath of citizenship. Photo: Province of British Columbia/Flickr
Stephen Kaduuli | This week, CBC News released the results of their pre-election online survey. It gives an inaccurate and highly problematic picture of public opinion on Canadian immigration.
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Gerry Caplan | Justin Trudeau's popularity with the public may still be sky high, but the media's attitude toward the Prime Minister and his government has palpably turned sour and frustrated.
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Marc Zwelling | Could a demagogue like Trump, arousing xenophobic passions, emerge in Canada? No. Marc Zwelling looks at the markers in public opinion to explain why.
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Armine Yalnizyan | The line between truth and truthiness in economic statistics is getting easier to miss. That's a problem because it helps evidence-based decision-making become decision-based evidence-making.
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Quintin Zachary Hewlett | Political polling by phone has become an unreliable predictor of the end results. Why? Cell phones. Youth, urban professionals under 40, and low-income voters are not captured by landline polling.
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Karl Nerenberg | Polls put the Liberals ahead nationally, with the NDP in third place. Polls based in Quebec tell a very different story about the federal voting intentions of francophone Quebeckers.
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Irwin Cottler, former Justice Minister
Geoffrey Stevens | Harperites' excessive partisanship reflects justifiable fears that the public is turning against them.
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David J. Climenhaga | Nobody is likely to want to talk about the possibility of some kind of voting coalition emerging in the Alberta election -- then they'd have to say No to an idea they might need to say Yes to later!
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Brian Topp | Jack Layton's campaign is on fire. His issues -- economic security and a break for middle class families; better public health care; protecting the environment -- are exactly what the people want.
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Brian Topp | As has been widely remarked, the Conservatives seem to go up whenever the Liberals again announce that it is now convenient for themselves to make Canadians vote in a federal election.
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David J. Climenhaga | The release of a reputable Environics poll yesterday shows Ed Stelmach's Alberta Conservatives are still ahead of the Wildrose Alliance party, if only by a nose.