National Press Releases & Articles


Kevin O’Leary Still Preferred by Conservatives for Leader

| Filed under: National

Those who will vote Conservative if an election were held today are most likely to select reality TV star Kevin O’Leary as the best choice for party leader (27%), followed closely by former serial cabinet minister Peter MacKay (23%). Somewhat fewer opt for current interim leader Rona Ambrose (16%).

Federal Liberals With Over Half the Vote

| Filed under: National

Over half would vote Liberal if an election were held today (52%), while just less than 3-in-10 will vote Conservative (29%). The NDP have just one tenth of the vote (11%), while few will vote Green (3%), Bloc Quebecois (4%) or any other party (1%).

Two thirds approve of marijuana dispensaries in Vancouver

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

Two thirds say marijuana dispensaries should be allowed to operate in the city (64%), while just more than a quarter think they shouldn’t be allowed (28%)

Half approve of Robertson as mayor, half don’t

| Filed under: National

One half approve of the job Gregor Robertson is doing as mayor (50%) and one half do not (50%).

Progressive Conservatives to take more than half the vote

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The Progressive Conservatives will take more than half the vote (52%), while the NDP (21%) and the Liberals (18%) will split most of the balance.

Timmie’s tops in customer satisfaction

| Filed under: National

Tim Horton’s is seen to have the best customer satisfaction among Canada’s leading coffee shops.

Federal Liberals up, Conservatives down in latest poll

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Just more than one half will vote Liberal if the federal election were held today (51%), while just more than a quarter will vote Conservative (28%) and about one tenth will vote NDP (12%).

Canadians support Hillary Clinton in US presidential race

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One quarter say Gov. John Kasich of Ohio would make the best Republican candidate for president (24%).

Approval of assisted death ruling increases

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Three quarters support the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Carter case which made physician-assisted dying legal in Canada, as of June, 2016 (74%).

Kevin O’Leary favoured for leader among card-carrying Conservatives

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The plurality among those who chose a leader see Peter MacKay as the best leader of the Conservative Party (18%), followed by those who opt for TV personality Kevin O’Leary (14%).