Bruce Anderson

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Good Talk - Brian Mulroney, The Passing of A Giant

Good Talk - Brian Mulroney, The Passing of A Giant

The 18th prime min­is­ter of Cana­da was a force, a huge force. He changed the…

What if Canadians could vote?

What if Canadians could vote?

Cana­di­ans would vote yes on free­dom to access abor­tion ser­vices, yes to cli­mate…

What if Canadians could vote?

What if Canadians could vote?

Cana­di­ans would vote yes on free­dom to access abor­tion ser­vices, yes to cli­mate…

Good Talk - Have The Liberals Given Up?

Good Talk - Have The Liberals Given Up?

Lit­tle things can make a dif­fer­ence is the old say­ing. And this week…

Most Canadians think Putin will win if the west stops helping Ukraine

Most Canadians think Putin will win if the west stops helping Ukraine

Our lat­est research con­duct­ed in con­sul­ta­tion with the Cana­di­an Glob­al Affairs…

Most Canadians think Putin will win if the west stops helping Ukraine

Most Canadians think Putin will win if the west stops helping Ukraine

Cana­di­ans believe that Russ­ian aggres­sions will not stop there, and Cana­da should do…

Good Talk -- Governments face bad weeks and really bad weeks. This could be really bad.

Good Talk -- Governments face bad weeks and really bad weeks. This could be really bad.

Two pot­holes for the Lib­er­als in their path to try and find recov­ery. One seri­ous.…

Good Talk -- Dominc LeBlanc Moves To The Front

Good Talk -- Dominc LeBlanc Moves To The Front

Auto theft was the issue for the nation­al polit­i­cal lead­ers this week and it’s worth…

Good Talk -- Are We The World's Patsy on Spying?

Good Talk -- Are We The World's Patsy on Spying?

Some new intel­li­gence on Canada’s vul­ner­a­bil­i­ty to for­eign inter­fer­ence is…

What's in a Word? Plenty

What's in a Word? Plenty

In our first release in a series ana­lyz­ing the mes­sag­ing choic­es made by…

What's in a Word? Plenty

What's in a Word? Plenty

In our first release in a series ana­lyz­ing the mes­sag­ing choic­es made by…

Good Talk - Is Trudeau wounded or emboldened?

Good Talk - Is Trudeau wounded or emboldened?

Strange week for Justin Trudeau –one day a mem­ber calls for a lead­er­ship…

Millions of Canadians use - and like - music streaming services

Millions of Canadians use - and like - music streaming services

Two-thirds of Cana­di­ans are using audio stream­ing ser­vices, and these users tend to…

Good Talk -- Immigration Becomes The Issue

Good Talk -- Immigration Becomes The Issue

John Kennedy used to say, aside from indige­nous peo­ple, we are all either immi­grants…

Good Talk - The Passing of a Titan - The 90th Birthday of Another

Good Talk - The Passing of a Titan - The 90th Birthday of Another

Ed Broad­bent and Jean Chre­tien. Two giants on the coun­try’s polit­i­cal land­scape,…

3 in 4 Canadians want the CBC – just not “as is”

3 in 4 Canadians want the CBC – just not “as is”

Our lat­est sur­vey results show that most Cana­di­ans don’t want to see the CBC shut…

3 in 4 Canadians want the CBC – just not “as is”

3 in 4 Canadians want the CBC – just not “as is”

Our lat­est sur­vey results show that most Cana­di­ans don’t want to see the CBC shut…

Trump would lose Canada, but not by as much as you might think

Trump would lose Canada, but not by as much as you might think

Our lat­est sur­vey results show that if Cana­di­ans were vot­ing in the US…

Trump would lose Canada, but not by as much as you might think

Trump would lose Canada, but not by as much as you might think

Our lat­est spark*insights research shows if Cana­di­ans were vot­ing in the US…

Is climate worry turning into climate despair?

Is climate worry turning into climate despair?

We offered respon­dents a choice between three views about cli­mate change: in the…

Is climate worry turning into climate despair?

Is climate worry turning into climate despair?

We offered respon­dents a choice between three views about cli­mate change: in the…

Trailing by 14, perceptions of Justin Trudeau lag those of Pierre Poilievre

Trailing by 14, perceptions of Justin Trudeau lag those of Pierre Poilievre

Our lat­est sur­vey results show the Con­ser­v­a­tives would win a land­slide in…

Good Talk - How Costly Are Holiday Slip-ups?

Good Talk - How Costly Are Holiday Slip-ups?

Both the Lib­er­als and the Con­ser­v­a­tives appear to have stum­bled in the hol­i­day…

Trailing by 14, perceptions of Justin Trudeau lag those of Pierre Poilievre

Trailing by 14, perceptions of Justin Trudeau lag those of Pierre Poilievre

Our lat­est sur­vey results show the Con­ser­v­a­tives would win a land­slide in…

Good Talk: The 2023 Year Ender

Good Talk: The 2023 Year Ender

It’s that time of year when the Good Talk pan­el con­venes to talk about the year-end…

SMT - Justin Trudeau and The American Right

SMT - Justin Trudeau and The American Right

It’s the final reg­u­lar episode of Smoke, Mir­rors and The Truth and we focus on some…

Good Talk: It's Not Over Till It's Over

Good Talk: It's Not Over Till It's Over

As the year clos­es some Lib­er­als seem to have their bounce back, while some…

Good Talk - It's Not Over Till It's Over

Good Talk - It's Not Over Till It's Over

As the year clos­es some Lib­er­als seem to have their bounce back, while some…

SMT - Is This The Plan To Solve The Housing Crisis?

SMT - Is This The Plan To Solve The Housing Crisis?

Going back to the future may be one way to look at Hous­ing Min­is­ter Sean Fraser’s…

The Latest on Trudeau, Is He Going or Staying?

The Latest on Trudeau, Is He Going or Staying?

Bruce and Chan­tal dis­cuss what Justin Trudeau told the edi­to­r­i­al board of one of…

SMT -- The CBC in a Crisis of Cuts

SMT -- The CBC in a Crisis of Cuts

The CBC has decid­ed to make up its bud­get short­fall of 125 mil­lion dol­lars with…

Inflation is by far a bigger pain point for Canadians than interest rates. And people aren’t sure we are out of the woods yet.

Inflation is by far a bigger pain point for Canadians than interest rates. And people aren’t sure…

Our lat­est research shows that when it comes to what is mak­ing them feel hard­ship,…

Good Talk: Please answer my question in English not French

Good Talk: Please answer my question in English not French

A com­mit­tee exchange in Ottawa brings back a debate that we thought was long over.…

Should MP's Accept Free Trips To The War Zone?

Should MP's Accept Free Trips To The War Zone?

About six­ty mem­bers of Par­lia­ment accept­ed free trips to the Mid­dle East last week…

91% of Canadians fear AI can manipulate opinions and elections

91% of Canadians fear AI can manipulate opinions and elections

Fresh research by spark*insights reveals Cana­di­ans are divid­ed about the ben­e­fits…

Trudeau trails Harper, Mulroney, Chretien, and Pierre Trudeau in perceived performance as Prime Minister

Trudeau trails Harper, Mulroney, Chretien, and Pierre Trudeau in perceived performance as Prime…

In a nation­wide online sur­vey of 2000 Cana­di­an adults, with field­work dur­ing…

Trudeau trails Harper, Mulroney, Chretien, and Pierre Trudeau in perceived performance as Prime Minister

Trudeau trails Harper, Mulroney, Chretien, and Pierre Trudeau in perceived performance as Prime…

In a nation­wide online sur­vey of 2000 Cana­di­an adults, with field­work dur­ing…

Sensible, practical and focused - rather than big bold ambitions and lots of change: that’s what most Canadians want from Ottawa now

Sensible, practical and focused - rather than big bold ambitions and lots of change: that’s what…

When vot­ers sig­nal a rest­less­ness for change, some­times it’s because they want…

No, Justin Trudeau is not hated

No, Justin Trudeau is not hated

These days it’s hard to escape con­ven­tion­al wis­dom that Justin Trudeau is deeply…

Canadians prefer Pharmacare that helps those with no coverage today, and spends only what’s needed.
Axe the Tax?

Axe the Tax?

Con­ser­v­a­tives say killing it will save peo­ple mon­ey, oth­ers say it’s an essen­tial…



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