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

CFRA: Madely in the Morning – Sept 25

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

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,

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

Ottawa Sun: Trudeau could save Liberals: Poll

BY MARK DUNN ,SENIOR NATIONAL REPORTER OTTAWA – Justin Trudeau would take the Liberals off life-support and make the sad-sack party a contender if he were leader, according to a new poll that also shows the NDP and Conservatives in a dead heat. The Abacus Data survey says the front-runners each have the support of 35% of respondents

Sun News: Harper’s Majority One Year Out

David joins David Akin on the Daily Brief to discuss the poll numbers and the Conservative government’s standing one year after its majority government win.

Calgary Herald: Canadians to mark Constitution Day on March 29

BY DAN NEUTEL, POSTMEDIA NEWS What we don’t know can hurt us, and Canadians’ lack of constitutional knowledge is troubling to some who see the Constitution as the country’s most important document. According to the Canadian Constitution Foundation, a registered charity that defends constitutional freedoms, a national day to reacquaint ourselves with this under-appreciated document

Hill Times: Layton’s Legacy is Authenticity

David’s latest column in the Hill Times.

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