Entries by Laura

On COVID-19: What Canadians think about working from home

John Wright: Our latest DART & maru/Blue research poll checked in on this new workforce and found them still settling into their new lockdown-imposed workplaces. There’s a new class of worker in this country and it’s likely you know some of them. They’re the recent office dwellers who now wear business clothes from the waist […]

On COVID-19, Canadians want to know when we can change the channel

John Wright: Rightly or wrongly, there’s an expectation among the public as to when the current situation will end For weeks, the TV appointment time has been 11 a.m. EDT and 2 p.m. when a parade of government leaders, medical officials and other pandemic players have held briefings on the impact of COVID-19 on the […]

Ford Nation is framing Steven Del Duca as a Wynne Loser

The Ontario Liberal Party handed former Wynne minister Steven Del Duca a first ballot win and new business cards as the Leader of the provincial party. The governing Progressive Conservatives have already released online ads framing Del Duca as a continuation of Kathleen Wynne’s politics and policies. Can Del Duca redefine himself? Can he redefine the provincial […]

Trump’s Viral Confusion over COVID-19 spreads faster than the Coronavirus

Listen to the declarations coming out of Washington about COVID-19 and it’s clear that the Canadian response to the outbreak has been weeks ahead of the curve. Nonetheless, all of our preparedness for this strain of the coronavirus is not enough to inoculate us against the Trump administration’s viral confusion and its effects on world […]

Did PM Trudeau just download the blockade crisis onto the provinces?

At the time of this recording, the nationwide rail blockades continue with no end in sight. The prime minister admits there has been no progress in meaningful talks and told a Friday afternoon news conference it’s time for the blockades to come down. What does that mean? There is no plan. There is no deadline. […]