Episode #24 - Polled December night
Polls on the pandemic and the Beijing Olympics, your questions answered and a look back at holiday elections, all this and more on this week's episode of The Writ.
This week on 2021’s last regular edition of The Writ podcast:
Polls of the week
Polling from Léger gives us an update on what Canadians think of the pandemic, as well as how their governments are doing handling it.
As the Liberals announce a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics, new data from the Angus Reid Institute suggests Canadians’ views on the issue are complicated — but that they see a rising China as a foreign policy threat, according to Abacus Data.
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Questions and answers
What leadership threshold do Erin O’Toole and Jason Kenney need to hit to keep their jobs?
Any provincial and federal politicians likely to make a jump to a different level of politics?
Which prime minister has held the most cabinet portfolios?
What impact could the Ontario Greens have on the next provincial election?
Could the CAQ make a breakthrough in Liberal-friendly Montreal?
As the holidays approach, politics takes a backseat — except during the 15 times Canadians went to the polls between December 10 and the end of the year.
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This week’s podcast title musical inspiration courtesy of Michael Bublé: