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Daily Tracking: September 9, 2021




This survey was conducted using High Definition Interactive Voice Response (HD-IVR™) technology, which allows respondents to enter their preferences by punching the keypad on their phone, rather than telling them to an operator. In an effort to reduce the coverage bias of landline only RDD, we created a dual landline/cell phone RDD sampling frame for this research. As a result, we are able to reach those with a landline and cell phone, as well as cell phone only households and landline only households.

The field dates for this survey are September 6-8, 2021. In total, a random sample of 1,365 Canadians aged 18 and over responded to the survey. The margin of error associated with the total sample is +/- 2.7 percentage points, 19 times out of 20.

Please note that the margin of error increases when the results are sub-divided (i.e., error margins for sub-groups such as region, sex, age, education). All the data have been statistically weighted by age, gender, and region to ensure the sample’s composition reflects that of the actual population of Canada according to Census data.

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29 comments to Daily Tracking: September 9, 2021

  • i’m a left-libertarian, so i usually lean further left than the spectrum allows on economic issues, but am a strict civil libertarian, and i don’t like the pandemic restrictions. and i’m going to laugh until i cry if bernier caches the ndp in the popular vote. no, i’m not voting for him. but, we should be lucky that bernier isn’t anything like the le pens – because the ndp should have known that this would happen if they completely ceded all concepts of civil rights to the economic right, as they have done. the ndp need to take responsibility for their own positions, in this.

    that said, i think frank knows that his system exaggerates small parties, for some reason.

    but, that is a big, weird spike, for sure – and worth keeping an eye on.

    • Kory

      I don’t know about exaggerating support for small parties, 20% PPC in Alberta and among under 35s seems to jive more with what I’m hearing in conversations with people. No one I’ve talked to in Alberta is happy with the CPC, their support is all anti-Trudeau animus. And of course the two downtown cores are full of NDP. This poll seems to jive best with my sense of the electorate.

      • that 20% in alberta isn’t coming from conservative support, though. they’re still over 50%. so, those appear to be ndp voters. i’m in ontario, and all the evidence i can generate suggests that most of the people in those news reports are actually people that voted for trudeau in 2015. and, the conservatives aren’t down in ontario – the liberals and ndp are.

        this company had the greens doing far better than they actually did, last time. i don’t want to speak for the pollster, but i’m pretty sure he acknowledge the response rate for green supporters was unusually high – maybe they really wanted to let it out. it could be the same for the ppc, this cycle.

        but, this bump is being picked up by other companies, as well.

      • you’ll notice that it’s also *young* voters that are moving to the ppc. maybe they’re a little fed up with the pandemic restrictions and are just looking to yell about it.

      • that last post didn’t come through so i’m going to try again.

        that 20% in alberta isn’t coming from conservative support, though. they’re still over 50%. so, those appear to be ndp voters. i’m in ontario, and all the evidence i can generate suggests that most of the people in those news reports are actually people that voted for trudeau in 2015. and, the conservatives aren’t down in ontario – the liberals and ndp are.

      • this company had the greens doing far better than they actually did, last time. i don’t want to speak for the pollster, but i’m pretty sure he acknowledged the response rate for green supporters was unusually high – maybe they really wanted to let it out. it could be the same for the ppc, this cycle.

        but, this bump is being picked up by other companies, as well.

  • Gordon

    11% for the PPC, more than the Bloc and the Greens combined, yet wasn’t allowed to participate in the debates. A true indication of a corrupt political system.

    • Zachary Curtis

      I agree with you however I think censorship of ccp from the political debate has actually helped them gain ground,as only a couple days ago they were polling at only 4%

    • Ian

      They didn’t poll at 11% when that call was made. They’d have made the debates if they did.

    • Bow

      And that they are afraid of him and afraid of the truth spreading. Remember, censoring is about preventing the truth from coming out, which is happening worldwide. The media spouts lies and doesn’t show the growing number of anger against worldwide governments controlling people. They show those that want freedom as just a few rednecks. How distorted.. It will all be revealed one day though :).

  • Joseph F Michel

    Love your polling for the PPC. Do you project that into seats. Not seeing that as an option.

    • James

      They only have a shot at one seat (Max’s riding). Its currently aa tossup between him and the conservative incumbent

    • jack reynolds

      DISAGREE – The PPC is strong in several seats in each of BC, Alberta and SASK. QUEBECERS often swing to whoever is leading and that could make a significant difference by Sep 20th.

  • Rob Rohrke

    So tell me why again with 11% of the vote the PPC wasn’t allow d to participate in the Federal Leaders debate? After watching the debate tonight in English, it was abundantly clear that all the party platforms are steering us all towards a globalist system…build back better is a UN term and Trudeau’s obvious catch phrase. Securing our future is also a UN slogan in respect to their total disarmament agenda and Otools campaign slogan…it’s clear to me that the ppc was bullied out of the debate and public eye because the message of freedom which comes with “individual” choice, no more bs lockdowns that was conceived by the UN and WEF, no more masks which is absolutely ridiculous to begin with, and freedom over your own body autonomy would resonate with the entire country once they ALL got to hear it…and that 11% would be more like 50%…Hence the reason they have screwed the PPC over from the beginning…

  • Hmm, 11%, however the PPC does not align at all with reality, science and is spreading allot of the misinformation from fringe groups.

    Sure, polls like these can easily be gamed (hence why PPC has spiked), however, none of that will ever represent, nor reflect, the actual votes that get cast on election day.

  • Gilles Bourgeois

    A moral cause unites and energizes people. Unite and energize against the medical tyranny.

  • Ross

    O’Toole and Trudeau’s polices of who can give away the most money leaves them in the same bucket. Not surprised by a third party surge as the two mains have little difference other than hair. Will be very interested in what traction PPC has. As the CPC shifts left, the libertarian side of the party separates. Stay tuned over the next few years

    • jack reynolds

      DISAGREE – The PPC is strong in several seats in each of BC, Alberta and SASK. QUEBECERS often swing to whoever is leading and that could make a significant difference by Sep 20th.

  • Davel Coleman

    The rise of the PPC corresponds with what I’m seeing hearing. People that might have been quietly supportive are now coming out of the woodwork. Here in Manitoba last week, Max was attracting crowds of a size that the other party leaders would be thrilled to have at their own meetings. I hope the votes can translate into at least a few seats. Ten percent (or more) of the voters should not be shut out but the old parties like the current system because it favours them.

  • Many Canadians are waking up and realizing what they’ve heard the media tell them about the PPC, that it’s all a big lie. They hear some idiot broadcaster call the party racist, but then see that they have candidates that are fully representative of Canada’s diverse populace….they here people say “they’re anti vaxxers” and yet many of their candidates have disclosed that they’ve gotten the shots….and that they’re simply opposed to a dictatorial system where one’s private health information isn’t private anymore.

    If you’re for freedom, there is nothing extremist or about that….and in many ridings across Canada there will be PPC candidates in contention….because people are learning that by flipping back and forth between the Liberals and Conservatives has just dug this country into a massive hole….the old, The Libs suck time to go Con, then Cons suck time to go Lib again….that is why this country is in the mess it is in.

    Don’t listen to media, look at the platforms, judge the legislative records….take note of the flip flops, and listen to all sides.

  • Terry

    PPC
    I see a strength and honour in max. How dare Trudeau not allow PPC to debate. Stupid move, it shows they’re afraid of him. PPC also sits higher in the polls than the liberals or the media would like to believe. My vote must be with PPC or CPC as we must learn to vote our conscious and at least read the platforms
    Canadians are not (low information voters) as some would refer to us as. We are strong ,un-manipulable., hardworking people.

    I think the liberals and ndp are in bed. It’s time to clean out the House of Commons

    PPC *****CANADA FREE****PPC

  • Dawnelle

    I feel that we are torn as a country. Although I disagree with everything about the CPC in Alberta and am leary of Otool…BUT I firmly believe that we must stay united in voting Conservative in this election if we want Trudeau and his Liberal party out. If we start splitting up our votes the LIBERALS will succeed and will once again win this election, forming a minority government, and THIS TIME WE WILL BE STUCK WITH TRUDEAU AND HIS DECEITFUL ARROGANT TYRANT BEHAVIOR FOR ANOTHER 4 YEARS…I can’t imagine what he will do to our economy and the taxpayers again if he gets elected again.. CAN YOU SAY COMMUNIST RULE..
    WE MUST STAND UNITED!!!!!!
    We will have our chance to vote out the CPC when KENNY calls his referendum and hold him accountable then
    Dont lose sight of everything that the Liberal government and their socialist terriost have done to our country these past few years. IT MUST STOP..

  • Kim sullivan

    I read the card that was put in our mail box, and to sum it up, kids do not care about wearing masks and everyone needs to get the covid shot. What wrong with people. shut up and get the shot and put on a mask.

  • EricDM2021

    Voting for the lesser of 2(5) evils is still voting for evil.
    Will you vote for LiEberal red, blue, green, orange or light blue. Those platforms are VERY similar. ALL have carbon taxes & Vax mandates.

    ONLY 1 party has a platform of FREEDOM.
    ONLY 1 party has stood up for the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
    Only 1 party wants to hear Medical opinions from ACTUAL Experts with REAL credentials like Dr Roger Hodkinson(Too many others to list here)
    ONLY 1 party is for Economic stability and CANADA 1ST.
    ONLY 1 party wants to return us to NORMAL(Life pre 2020-NOT a new normal)
    Only 1 parts is AGAINST mandates & medical tyranny

    There is ONLY 1 CHOICE for CANADA – #VotePPC
    #PurpleWaveToSaveCanada #CommonSenseRevolution #BodilyAutonomy #FreedomIsEssential #UniteForFreedom #NoVaccnePassportsAnywhere #NoJibbyJab #FreedomOfSpeech #FreedomOfChoice #FreedomIsntFree

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