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Minority Report

Minority Report

  The ballots have been counted and Canadians have elected their new House of Commons – but no one party has a majority of seats. The Liberals have won a strong minority with 157 seats, with the Conservatives increasing their opposition caucus to 121 MPs.  This...

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A Liberal Minority Win

A Liberal Minority Win

The Results *as of 1 a.m. October 22 • Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party, who seemed on the ropes several times over the past six months, have won a solid minority government. • A fractured Canadian electorate delivered a plurality of seats in the House of Commons...

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2019 Federal Election: Week Five Highlights

2019 Federal Election: Week Five Highlights

It’s the final stretch of the campaign -- the time left to win over voters is measured in hours, not days.   With no party poised at this time to win a majority government, leaders will spend the next 72 hours making their closing arguments to an ever-shrinking group...

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Ridings to Watch – British Columbia Edition

Ridings to Watch – British Columbia Edition

It seems like every four years British Columbians are told that THIS is the election that will be decided by them. It hasn’t turned out to be true, yet.  In 2015, a Liberal majority was declared while voters still lined up at the polls in Vancouver. Likewise, in 2011,...

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2019 Federal Election: Week Five Highlights

2019 Federal Election: Week Four Highlights

Debate Highlights The English leaders’ debate took place on Monday night, the first and only debate in English that included Justin Trudeau. Here’s our take on how each of the leaders performed: Jagmeet Singh likely gained the most by coming across as likeable and...

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2019 Federal Election:  Ridings to Watch | Ontario

2019 Federal Election: Ridings to Watch | Ontario

Ontario is where the lion’s share of votes/seats reside, and all parties are devoting considerable time and resources into winning here. The Liberals had been leading in most parts of the province, partly due to the effect of Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s sagging...

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2019 Federal Election: Week Five Highlights

2019 Federal Election: Week Three Highlights

Conservatives This past week, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer further defined the Conservative platform with a series of policy announcements focusing specifically on climate, ethics, infrastructure and energy. The Conservative Party released their home retrofits...

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