Expert: New Alberta mayors, councilors bring diversity to provincial councils

Published: 25 October 2021

The 2021 municipal election was historic in Alberta, where Edmonton elected its first mayor of colour and Calgary its first female mayor. Calgary’s new mayor, Jyoti Gondek, says the diversity of...

Expert: Strength of a party's climate change plan could help influence federal election results

Published: 17 September 2021

Climate change is a hot-button issue in this federal campaign, and data shows that a party’s environmental strategy could help influence its results in at least 9 ridings where races were neck-and...

Expert: From COVID-19 conspiracies to rigged voting machines, misinformation plagues federal election

Published: 16 September 2021

Misinformation linked to the COVID-19 pandemic is playing a larger-than-expected role in the federal election, fuelling protests and support for the People’s Party of Canada, experts say....

Expert: Sikh-Canadians to play an integral part to Canadian election outcome

Published: 15 September 2021

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has emerged as the most likable of the federal party leaders as Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau’s popularity sinks amid the election campaign, a new poll suggests. The Ipsos...

Expert: Main federal parties all say they'll make housing more affordable

Published: 15 September 2021

Canadian voters will be hearing a similar message from each of the major federal parties during the current election campaign: housing has grown too expensive, and we have a plan to fix it. The...

Expert: Canada headed for a federal election on Sept. 20

Published: 17 August 2021

Following a meeting with Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau this morning, Governor General Mary Simon approved his request to dissolve Parliament, triggering the issuing of the election writs and...

Experts: Inuk leader Mary Simon named Canada's 1st Indigenous governor general

Published: 9 July 2021

Inuk leader Mary Simon has been chosen as the next governor general — the first Indigenous person ever to be appointed as the Queen's representative in Canada. During a news conference at the...

Expert: Green Party's Annamie Paul survives emergency meeting over leadership

Published: 16 June 2021

The leadership of the Green Party's Annamie Paul is safe — for now — after party brass decided late Tuesday not to kick-start a process that could have ultimately ousted her as leader of the party....

Experts: Scottish National Party promise independence referendum after election win

Published: 11 May 2021

The Scottish National Party is promising to hold a second independence referendum after election results announced Saturday saw pro-independence candidates gain a majority in the Scottish...

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