National Press Releases & Articles


Federal Liberals, Conservatives almost tied

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About one third will support the Conservatives (33%) or the Liberals in the next federal election (35%).

Majority support coalition if no party has a majority

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The majority, close to 6-in-10 say it is appropriate for two or more parties to form a coalition to govern if no party gets a majority of seats in Parliament (58%) and a similar proportion also favour an informal arrangement between two or more parties to govern (54%).

Past week pot usage claimed by 1-in-10

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One tenth explicitly claimed they had consumed cannabis in the past week (9%), while a further one tenth chose not to answer the question (8%) which may be interpreted as an admission.

One half approve of mission to Ukraine

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One half (48%) approved of the new Canadian Forces mission to Ukraine, while just fewer disapproved (40%).

Three parties tied in Alberta

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Almost exactly equal proportions, about 3-in-10, will vote for the Wildrose Party (30%), the New Democrats (28%) or the PCs (27%) in the election scheduled for May 5.

Support for Bill C51 waning

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Just one half agree Canada needs new, stiffer anti-terror legislation (51%).

Minority support Iraq mission

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Just 4-in-10 express approval for our mission in Iraq (39%), while disapproval is common to almost half (48%).

Federal Liberals, Conservatives almost tied

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One third or just fewer will vote either for the Conservatives (31%) or the Liberals (34%) if a federal election were held today.

Less support now for stiffer terrorism legislation

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Just more than half now agree Canada needs stiffer anti-terrorism legislation (56%) compared to 7-in-10 who took this position in November, when the Iraqi mission was in its infancy (70%).

Federal Liberals maintain lead over Conservatives

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More than a third (36%) will vote Liberal if a federal election were held today, while just one third would vote Conservative (32%).