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Éric Grenier, founder of ThreeHundredEight.com, explores the world of political polls, their influence on the media and the trends they are showing.

Éric Grenier, founder of ThreeHundredEight.com, explores the world of political polls, their influence on the media and the trends they are showing.
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Éric Grenier, founder of ThreeHundredEight.com, explores the world of political polls, their influence on the media and the trends they are showing.

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English


Episodes

Kenney vs. Trudeau

4/11/2019
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The CBC's Vassy Kapelos and Aaron Wherry discuss the national implications of the potential arrival of Jason Kenney around the premier's table.

Duration:00:17:36

The Alberta Leaders Debate

4/5/2019
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As voting day nears in Alberta, the CBC's Kim Trynacity joins Éric Grenier to break down Thursday's leaders debate, talk about how the players performed and who stood out.

Duration:00:19:44

Peter Bevan-Baker and the Greens' chance to make history

3/28/2019
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Prince Edward Island Green Party Leader Peter Bevan-Baker discusses the provincial election campaign and what it would mean for the Greens to form their first government in North America.

Duration:00:17:39

Can the Alberta NDP repeat its 2015 victory?

3/22/2019
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Sally Housser, former press secretary for Rachel Notley, recounts how the Alberta NDP leader won in 2015 and what the premier needs to do to win again. Then, the CBC's Elise von Scheel join's Éric to chat about the new Alberta Poll Tracker and how events in the province could shake out before election day.

Duration:00:27:44

A Tale of Two Provincial Elections

3/14/2019
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Éric Grenier checks in on upcoming provincial elections in Alberta and P.E.I. with the CBC's Kim Trynacity and Kerry Campbell.

Duration:00:25:02

The latest numbers on the SNC-Lavalin affair

3/7/2019
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On the latest episode of The Pollcast, Abacus Data's David Coletto breaks down the latest poll numbers on the SNC-Lavalin affair, and how the federal party leaders are viewed by Canadians.

Duration:00:23:44

Reading the byelection tea leaves

2/27/2019
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The CBC's John Paul Tasker and Hannah Thibedeau return to dissect the results of Monday's three federal byelections. We also answer some of your questions about what the federal parties should be watching out for in October based on the results.

Duration:00:26:49

What to watch for in Monday's byelections

2/21/2019
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The CBC's John Paul Tasker and Hannah Thibedeau break down Monday's three federal byelections, then Christian Bourque of Léger shares the latest poll numbers on the SNC-Lavalin affair.

Duration:00:34:30

Surveying the political landscape in 2019 and SNC-Lavalin's resonance Quebec

2/14/2019
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Pollster Greg Lyle of Innovative Research Group breaks down his latest numbers, including how Quebecers feel about foreign newcomers. Plus, the CBC's Jonathan Montpetit explains why the SNC-Lavalin controversy might resonate differently in Quebec than in the rest of Canada.

Duration:00:34:46

How the Conservatives plan to win in 2019

2/7/2019
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Hamish Marshall, Conservative Party national campaign manager, is on the Pollcast this week to discuss his plans for the Conservative Party in the 2019 federal election.

Duration:00:20:20

The pressure test for Jagmeet Singh and the NDP

1/31/2019
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The CBC's Hannah Thibedeau and Louis Blouin of Radio-Canada break down what's at stake for the NDP and Jagmeet Singh's leadership in the upcoming federal byelections to be held on February 25.

Duration:00:25:06

How the NDP will tackle the challenges of 2019

1/24/2019
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Marie Della Mattia details the NDP's strategy for the 2019 election. Plus, the CBC's Tanya Fletcher breaks down the state of B.C. politics ahead of a key byelection.

Duration:00:41:46

The year that was and the one to come

12/20/2018
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On the last episode of 2018, the CBC's Catherine Cullen, John Paul Tasker and Katie Simpson look at the events and issues that marked this year in politics and the ones that could shape 2019.

Duration:00:49:51

Six months of Doug Ford "moving fast and breaking things"

12/13/2018
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The CBC's Mike Crawley joins Eric to break down the first six months of the Doug Ford era in Ontario.

Duration:00:23:01

Spotlight on Alberta

12/6/2018
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Marc Henry, president of ThinkHQ Public Affairs, breaks down the provincial and federal landscape in Alberta ahead of next year's elections.

Duration:00:21:15

Can the Bloc bounce back?

11/29/2018
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Interim Bloc Québécois leader Mario Beaulieu discusses the party's plans for the 2019 federal election and Radio-Canada's Philippe-Vincent Foisy breaks down the Bloc's upcoming leadership race.

Duration:00:27:53

What's more likely?

11/15/2018
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Catherine Cullen and John Paul Tasker join host Éric Grenier to try their hand at forecasting the future in federal politics.

Duration:00:32:23

Elizabeth May and the rising Green tide

11/8/2018
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Green Party Leader Elizabeth May discusses strategy for the 2019 election, and the CBC's Kerry Campbell breaks down what could be the next political test for the Greens in PEI.

Duration:00:32:01

Maxime Bernier and his new party

10/31/2018
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The leader of the People's Party discusses how he is getting his new party ready for the 2019 federal election.

Duration:00:22:08

Carbon taxes! Byelections! Referendums!

10/25/2018
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The CBC's John Paul Tasker and Hannah Thibedeau chat about the Liberals' carbon pricing plan and the NDP's byelection woes. Then, Justin McElroy breaks down the upcoming referendum on electoral reform in B.C.

Duration:00:36:51