Posts Tagged ‘ Liberals and New Democrats in Canada ’

2021 Canadian election result — this time opinion polls were close : another Liberal minority government like in 2019

Sep 21st, 2021 | By | Category: In Brief

COUNTERWEIGHTS EDITORS, EAST TORONTO OFFICE. TUESDAY 21 SEPTEMBER 2021, 1:00 AM ET. [UPDATED SEP 24]. There isn”™t a lot to say about the results of the September 20, 2021 Canadian federal election. It has all gone as the smart money and the pollsters pretty much expected. The exact numbers will not be altogether clear for […]

Liberals and New Democrats – what happened in Nova Scotia .. and what’s happening in Ontario ????

Oct 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Canadian Provinces

Opinion pollsters can take at least some pride in yesterday’s October 8 Nova Scotia election. Their polls had been suggesting a Liberal majority government for the past three weeks. And that’s what happened. (An Abacus Data survey with a last day of polling on October 6 even predicted the province-wide popular vote at 46% Liberal, […]

Rest in peace Jack Layton .. “Optimism is better than despair”

Aug 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: In Brief

It was less than a month ago (Monday, July 25, 2011) that Jack Layton announced: “ I have a new, non-prostate cancer that will require further treatment … So, on the advice of my doctors, I am going to focus on treatment and recovery … I will therefore be taking a temporary leave of absence […]