Archive for 2012

Dec 10th 2012 Toronto Sun: NHL fans losing interest in the game they love

BY TERRY DAVIDSON ,TORONTO SUN TORONTO - Hockey fans across Canada are fed up with the NHL lockout and are bitter enough to walk away from the game they love, according to a recent poll. A whopping 76% of Canadians identifying themselves as fans of NHL hockey feel this season will be “lost entirely,” and almost half said […]

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Nov 21st 2012 Globe and Mail: Public attitudes a big hurdle to foreign takeovers

SHAWN MCCARTHY - GLOBAL ENERGY REPORTER OTTAWA — The Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Nov. 20 2012, 7:24 PM EST Asian companies looking to acquire Canadian oil and gas producers are running into a wall of resource nationalism, according to a new survey that shows Canadians believe the country’s resource endowment represents a strategic asset that requires federal protection. […]

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Oct 23rd 2012 Ottawa Sun: Millennial thoughts on pension reform

David Coletto, Pollster for the Sun News Network In last week’s tabling of the second budget implementation bill, the federal government announced major changes to the pension plans of MPs and federal public servants. Starting in January 2013, all federal government employees will have to make larger contributions to their pension, 50% up from 37%. […]

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Oct 4th 2012 Justin Trudeau: The Millennial candidate?

BY DAVID COLETTO ,QMI AGENCY Justin Trudeau will become prime minister because young Canadians, or the Millennials, who never vote, will vote for him. Before you all reach for the barf bags, let me explain why that just might be true and why conservatives should be worried. I spend a lot of my day thinking about […]

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Sep 25th 2012 CFRA: Madely in the Morning – Sept 25

David joined Steve Madely on 580 CFRA to discuss Abacus’ new political survey. Listen to the interview

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Sep 24th 2012 Sun News Network: Tories and NDP tied at 35%

David spoke with Pat Bolland on AM Agenda this morning about the newest Abacus Data poll on federal politics    

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Sep 20th 2012 Sun News Network: Canadians Want Nexen Deal Nixed

David joined Alex Pierson on AM Agenda to discuss the new Abacus Poll on the Nexen/CNOOC deal.  

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Sep 11th 2012 Toronto Star: Unprecedented opposition may make British Columbia pipeline a non-starter

Published on Monday September 10, 2012 Les Whittington Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA—More than 1,000 Canadians have spoken out at public hearings on whether to build the Northern Gateway oil pipeline through the British Columbia wilderness. The information-gathering sessions, which resumed this week, will go on for months, with thousands of others waiting to give evidence. But, […]

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Aug 15th 2012 Toronto Sun: Volatile B.C. voters could shift power in Ottawa

BY DAVID AKIN ,PARLIAMENTARY BUREAU CHIEF OTTAWA – The country’s two leading political parties are finding that pipeline politics is having a significant effect on voter’s partisan preferences, a new poll says. The federal Conservatives, strong proponents of the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline which would carry Alberta crude over the Rockies to the northern B.C. port […]

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Aug 14th 2012 Sun News Network: One in four Canadians ready to kick Quebec out

David joined AM Agenda to discuss the new Sun News/QMI/Abacus Data poll on Quebec.

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