Archive for September, 2010

Opinions expressed on the Middle East talks, the gun registry, the NHL in Canada and the Toronto election

Monday, September 27th, 2010

Canadians, Britons and Americans are not confident that talks between Israel and the Palestinians will be successful, a recent Angus Reid Opinion poll has found. A total of 79 per cent of Canadians, 78 per cent of Britons and 68 per cent of Americans are “not too confident” or “not confident at all” in the [...]

Canadians voice their opinions on the impact of immigration

Monday, September 13th, 2010

An increasing number of Canadians feel that immigration is not to our country’s benefit, according to a recent Angus Reid poll. Of the 1,007 Canadian adults surveyed, 46 per cent believe that immigration is having a negative effect in Canada (up five per cent from a similar poll completed in August 2009), while 34 per [...]

Nanos confirms other polls of a Conservative summer slump.

Monday, September 13th, 2010

It’s always dangerous to presume that a trend is happening in Canadian politics based on solely one pollster. It’s good information, but it’s premature to presume something has changed in the political climate unless you see this happening with multiple polling firms (and there are a lot of pollsters in Canada, let’s face it). We’ve [...]

Did the Ignatieff summer tour help him? New H-D poll gives contradictory answer.

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

So, last week, I was speculating on the basis of the Ekos poll whether or not the Conservatives had recovered from their Summer swoon in the polls over a myriad of issues that had reflected negatively on them, and also whether or not the Ignatieff summer tour had helped him and his Liberal Party recover [...]

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