Posts Tagged ‘ federal Liberal-NDP Accord ’

Do Ford in Toronto and Fantino in Vaughan mean a new blue tide will sweep Ontario in next federal election?

Dec 1st, 2010 | By | Category: In Brief

The Canadian Press has nicely captured the combined impacts of at least one (or two?) of this past Monday’s three federal by-elections, and today’s inauguration of the new conservative municipal regime in Canada’s current largest big city.  And there is at least some method to our rocket-science madness in summarizing the CP report from the […]



What’s inside big red tent .. is Ignatieff Liberal majority government even remotely possible?

Sep 2nd, 2010 | By | Category: Ottawa Scene

“Well, it’s a long, long time from May to December. But the days grow short when you reach September.” The Canadian House of Commons did not return from its leisurely summer vacation until Monday, September 20 (also the day when “Dancing With the Stars” started its new season in the USA). But even before the […]



What does new EKOS poll mean for fall election in Canada?

Aug 5th, 2010 | By | Category: In Brief

Two days ago NDP guru Brian Topp opined that there was only a 40% chance of a Canadian federal election this fall. Do the somewhat intriguing results of the latest EKOS poll, released today, suggest anything that might change this opinion? The immediate shortest answer is probably no. Today’s EKOS results are not all that […]