With greater attention comes greater risk for the Liberals, but also an opportunity not to be missed.
The gamble is not in banking on Trudeau to resurrect the Liberal Party—it is in discounting his appeal.
Quebecers split at both the provincial and federal levels.
The polls need a good year and 2013 could be it.
The New Democrats are not the only ones losing ground due to surging Liberal support.
Trailing in the polls throughout the country, the provincial and federal Liberals share common problems.
The results of the Quebec election provide yet another lesson in how polls need to be treated with caution. But dismissing them is not the answer.
Little more than a week remains before Quebecers vote, and the race remains a close three-way contest.
An EKOS poll pegs Green support at 10 per cent, but has Elizabeth May’s party really made that much of a leap forward?
Polls indicate that a Justin Trudeau-led Liberal Party could be instantly competitive, but can we learn anything from these sorts of ‘what-if’ polls?
With an election years away, the relevance of polls can be questioned. But even well before the next writ drops, polls have their place.
Easy as it is, blaming the pollsters for blowing the election call in Alberta is as superficial as the polls themselves.
In Alberta and Quebec, incumbent governments are set to face fierce opposition from upstart parties on the right. But that is not where the similarities end.
Since the May 2011 election, new battle lines are being drawn at the federal and provincial levels.
Now, very little is recognizable in the political landscape today.
Despite incumbent governments being re-elected nationwide, British Columbia and Quebec are ripe for change.
Four provincial elections show how different polling methods can work.
Despite a turbulent five months both inside and outside the country, political support remains virtually unchanged since the May 2 election.