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Another 4 LPC seats and Harper resigns on October 19

The Poll Tracker for October 5 shows the steady surge of Liberal Party votes, and translates the various polls into a national seat projection. Harper told Peter Mansbridge that if the Conservatives won one seat less than any other party,... Read More

Why Is Kathleen Wynne Running So Hard For LPC?

Because the Ontario Pension Plan is dead otherwise.  Harper has already said he won’t cooperate. That means Ontario can’t piggy-back everything onto the CPC, then pay the feds a cut to use their infrastructure and manage the money.  Ontario would... Read More

TPP, and the next two weeks of #Elxn42

Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal Is Reached, via @nytimes #cdnpoli — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) October 5, 2015 In 1988, an entire election was fought on trade. In 2015, I’d be willing to bet that a majority of Canadians didn’t even... Read More

KCCCC Day 64: confirming confirmation bias

  Do you know what confirmation bias is? I’m certain you do, because all of my readers are smart.  But here it is again, for those who need a refresher: “In psychology and cognitive science, confirmation bias (or confirmatory bias) is... Read More

Who is the Change Agent in Canada’s election? It’s no contest, really

Mulcair has only two weeks to reverse a dramatic reversal in the minds of voters of just who, in an election where about 70% of the voters want a change, bears the Change mantel.Harper is an also-ran in the Who... Read More

Blatant CBC Election Bias

Since I refuse to watch the CBC I only suspect that it is following its usual pathetic pattern of political bias.  Graeme C. Gordon confirms this in his excellent piece “The CBC’s Insolent Election Bias”:As Canada’s federal election is less... Read More

Trudeau’s Message to Conservative Supporters

Today Justin Trudeau had a message for supporters of the Conservative Party that should resonate all the way up to the close of the polls on election night October 19:But I want you to keep something in mind. Always. In... Read More

“I want my country back”

Commonly seen in the Twitterverse and in online comments responding to the latest Harper Conservative “outrage” is the phrase “I want my country back”. This is immediately dismissed by the Conservatives and supporters as a meaningless expression by ‘leftards’, malcontents,... Read More

Now is the time for all good conservatives to come to the aid of The Party

I’ve come out of blogging retirement to issue the following plea to small-c conservative voters:I had dinner a few nights ago with two old friends, both libertarian-leaning conservatives, both long-time Conservative voters. One is a lawyer; his wife is the... Read More

Red Tide moves towards Liberals in Quebec and in Ontario, says Nanos poll

The latest Nanos tracking poll for Sunday October 4 is very good news indeed!  Please make sure everyone you know who wants change on October 19 gets a copy of this and also shares it with all their friends.Here’s the... Read More

KCCCC Day 63: three bullets for you to ponder

   Threw a surprise birthday party for the missus last night. Lots of amazing folks in attendance, including our impressive local Liberal candidate. Lots of politics discussed. Here’s what I had to say, as said by others.  Bullet one: What Benjamin... Read More

EU recklessly importing "violent misogynistic rape culture"

Pat Condell:  Middle East refugees and migrants invading Europe are largely (69%) men.  “… the European Union is breaking the law … effectively inviting the entire Muslim world to Europe.  This is guaranteed to make Europe more dangerous for everyone,... Read More

Liberals surge to 43% in Battleground Ontario says Nanos

Here’s the Nanos latest poll:Nanos Nightly Election Tracking Highlights (3-day tracking ending October 2) – Federal Liberals trend up for last two nights of Nanos trackingNational Ballot – In the latest Nanos tracking completed Friday evening the Liberals had 34.6%... Read More

Vote, Vote, Vote – Vote ABC

Are you Registered to Vote? By this time you should have received your Voter Information Card telling you where your polling station is located, if you have not received one then either you are not on the list or you... Read More

The Signal for Oct 3: Non-Tory seats 202, Tory seats 134 Result? New government

If you have not bookmarked The Signal for your daily fix of the poll of polls, then do so immediately, and tell your friends to do so as well. As of today, October 3, a change of government on October... Read More

KCCCC Day 62: about that debate, and rabbit tracks

  Based on the number of comments, and based on the amount of coverage, I don’t think a lot of people paid attention to that final debate last night.  My hunch? Joe and Jane Frontporch are sick of this election.  They want... Read More

We Have Met the Enemy. . .

An important part of my youth was spent in the United States in the 60s and 70s. I grew up against the backdrop of the fight to end legal segregation and the racism that was at its root. I was... Read More

What will happen on election day? The Signal points the way: a change of government

Say welcome to a new poll of polls aggregator service named The Signal. It is one pollster that you will be checking on a daily basis in the 17 days left before our election on October 19.The Signal is a... Read More

The NDP’s insane climate martyrdom plans would turn Canada into a sub-Third-World hell-hole

And have zero impact on climate: ... Read More

Face à face: final debate open thread

Look, I’m sorry. I’ve reached Maximum Niqab Debate™ and so the Missus and Daughter Two and me are going to go cheer for the marooning of Matt Damon on Mars. (It’s his punishment for inflicting Ben Affleck on an undeserving... Read More