The Liberals have the most to lose in today’s four federal byelections. But should they?
The polls in Nova Scotia got it right. What can we learn from this success?
After a near-death experience, the Liberal brand seems to have recovered.
Though the 2015 election might be won or lost in Ontario and Quebec, B.C. could be the most interesting province to watch.
'In the U.S., everyone seems to be celebrating the rise of the data wonk, yet in Canada, polling failures [are] pushing [the] opposite way. Polling aggregators have stunk in Canada [because] of bad polls from which to aggregate. Puts wind in [the] sails of chitchat pundits,' says Kevin Milligan.
Apparently, not everyone believes that mid-mandate polls mean nothing.
After the miss in B.C., the polls need to get better. Both for the sake of themselves and voters.
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.
Former South African president Nelson Mandela visited Ottawa in May 1992. The honorary Canadian who helped end apartheid in his country died on Dec. 5 at 95 years old. Governor General David Johnston said, "When history speaks of the very best examples of humanity, we will speak of Nelson Mandela." He's pictured here with former Canadian prime minister Brian Mulroney.