Canada This Month | Parties & Leaders | June 2019

Passions, not Reason, will Determine the 2019 Federal Election Emotions trump reason. This isn’t news to anyone who has read or heard about books such as Nudge and Thinking Fast and Slow.  More and more people are coming to understand that emotions, not logic, drive our decision-making in all parts of life, including politics. So how Read more about Canada This Month | Parties & Leaders | June 2019[…]

Canada This Month | TMX | June 2019

In 2016, the federal government announced it approved the Kinder Morgan oil pipeline expansion from Edmonton to Burnaby, BC (the Trans Mountain pipeline). INNOVATIVE has been tracking public support since May 2018. Overall support for the approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline has increased since September 2018, with a majority now supporting the decision, while Read more about Canada This Month | TMX | June 2019[…]

Canada This Month | Political Landscape | July 2019

Looking back on the polls, what do the last three months tell us? Today, INNOVATIVE is releasing the last three months of our national online federal vote tracking as well as the last two waves of our Ontario telephone federal vote tracking. Overall, the Liberals retain a small national lead. However, that national stability masks Read more about Canada This Month | Political Landscape | July 2019[…]

Canada This Month | SNC-Lavalin | April 2019

On the surface, the results from our Canada This Month survey are encouraging for the Liberal Party of Canada (LPC). We have the LPC doing better than most other polls. However, a deeper dive into the numbers reveals several concerns. This January, the LPC held an 8-point lead in British Columbia, whereas now they are Read more about Canada This Month | SNC-Lavalin | April 2019[…]

Canada This Month | Alberta Politics | April 2019

A majority (55%) of respondents have read, seen, or heard (RSH) about Rachel Notley in the last few days. In terms of impact, a plurality (32%) report that what they heard made no difference, but 29% feel “a lot less favourable”.  A majority (53%) have RSH about Jason Kenney in the last few days. In terms Read more about Canada This Month | Alberta Politics | April 2019[…]

Canada This Month: Breaking Issues | SNC Lavalin Additional Analysis

In the last election and in the early years of this government, Justin Trudeau appeared to become the leader of progressive change. Did the dispute between Justin Trudeau and Jody Wilson-Raybould damage that brand? How likely will matter in the next campaign? While we don’t have a crystal ball, we can explore public reactions from Read more about Canada This Month: Breaking Issues | SNC Lavalin Additional Analysis[…]