federal election

Sept. 8, 2021 in Gatineau, Que. (Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press)

A fiery segment on identity spices up a cordial debate

Politics Insider for Sept. 9, 2021: An intense Trudeau; some questions about the Tory platform; and a very tight poll
Trudeau holds a press conference in Ottawa on March 30, 2021 (CP/Sean Kilpatrick)

The Liberals inch closer to majority territory: 338Canada

Philippe J. Fournier: The latest 338Canada projection puts the Liberals as 50-to-one favourites to win the most seats and the Conservatives failing to turn the tide post-convention

What to expect from the Liberals: an election, ASAP

Tom Mulcair: While the Conservative Party is still stuck in the polls, the Liberals have been setting the stage. This will be a campaign like no other.
Trudeau meets with Kenney on Parliament Hill on Dec. 10, 2019 (CP/Sean Kilpatrick)

338Canada: The federal Liberals hold steady. Jason Kenney sinks.

Philippe J. Fournier: While Canadians still mostly approve of their political leaders, a spring federal election may hinge on a smooth vaccine rollout
O'Toole holds a press conference on Parliament Hill on Sept. 2, 2020 (CP/Sean Kilpatrick)

Liberals and Tories are virtually tied: 338Canada election projection

Philippe J. Fournier: The Liberals still hold the seat count advantage, but their numbers keep slipping while the Conservatives see an uptick in Ontario
Trudeau holds a press conference on Parliament Hill on July 16, 2020 (CP/Sean Kilpatrick)

338Canada projection: The ever-dwindling Liberal lead

Philippe J. Fournier: The Liberals have returned to earth, but neither the Conservatives nor the NDP are profiting from it. Can a new CPC leader move the needle?
Trudeau arrives on Parliament Hill on May 20, 2020 (Adrian Wyld/CP)

The case for a snap election

Philippe J. Fournier: Should Canadians have the opportunity to vote on which party will lead them through the fiscal storm ahead?

Why MPs come and go in Ottawa

At least 41 MPs are poised to step away when the federal election is called. Aaron Wherry considers what this means to our quality of government.
Liberal leader Trudeau speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa

So, Justin, when are we getting that back rub?

The parties can try all the slogans they want—we’re waiting for Trudeau’s firm hands
Peace Tower

The 5 most generous postal codes for political donations

Top spenders in Penticton, Ottawa, Toronto, Niagara-on-the-Lake and Lakefield, Ont.