Philippe J. Fournier

Leader of the Government in the House of Commons Pablo Rodriguez rises to ask for an extension of the sitting day in the House of Commons Parliament in the House of Commons Tuesday March 24, 2020 in Ottawa.

Where might Trudeau be most vulnerable? And other big questions.

Maclean’s election-modelling wizard, Philippe J. Fournier, discusses the parties’ best- and worst-case scenarios, and answers the big questions at the start of the campaign

How an astrophysics teacher became the ultimate oracle of Canadian elections

Philippe J. Fournier studied the deep cosmos in grad school. Now he teaches by day and transforms into an election modelling whiz by night—sometimes all night.