PRE-WRIT, CONSERVATIVES IN CONTROL

Here is the pre-writ baseline projection for Friday, March 25… CURRENT PROJECTIONS (through Mar 25) CANADA CPC – avg 158 seats (39.6%) – low 137 (38.1%), high 174 (41.1%) LPC – avg 69 (26.5%) – low 57 (25.0%), high 93 (28.0%) BQ – avg 49 (10.2%) – low 43 (8.7%), high 54 (11.7%) NDP – […]

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March 20 Seat Projections

New Ekos, Ipsos and Leger polls in the past week, so here are the latest projections — Conservatives hovering right around majority territory… CURRENT PROJECTIONS (through Mar 20) CANADA CPC – avg 155 seats (39.6%) – low 134 (38.1%), high 171 (41.1%) LPC – avg 71 (26.4%) – low 60 (24.9%), high 89 (27.9%) BQ […]

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CONSERVATIVES CLOSE TO MAJORITY TERRITORY

With talk of a spring election heating up, I thought it would be useful to check where things currently stand — as you can see from the number below, the Conservatives are within striking distance of a majority (which requires at least 155 seats)… CURRENT PROJECTIONS (through Mar 9) CANADA CPC – avg 152 seats […]

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Paul Copeland: On sanctions & ICC – Burma

Paul Copeland is a reputed  Toronto based Human Rights lawyer and fellow member of Canadian Friends of Burma who has been a strong voice for democracy in Burma. While Canada has done some good things to support democracy in Burma, a lot more can be done, especially in helping bring refugees in UNHCR camps to Canada. […]

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What’s Up Doc?

FYI, my apologies for the dearth of postings on DS for the last while. Apart from a pretty quiet Canadian political scene, I haven’t had much spare time of late — with teaching and research but also the arrival of these little ones (twin girls, born 1/1/11) has kept my wife and I pretty busy. […]

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Canada should push for democracy in Burma

For the first time in the forum’s history, members of the Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) discussed the advancement of democracy in Burma today, following the tabling of a proposed resolution by the Canadian Delegation at the APPF conference in Ulannbattor, Mongolia.

The Honourable Bryon Wilfert (MP, Richmond Hill) is Co-Chair of the Canadian delegation and […]

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