While we haven't emailed stories to Catch 22 supporters before, we felt that the Hill Times story linked to below was very important - a "must read"!
The turbulence inside the Conservative Party in recent days may be over the fact that key insiders believe the party will not be able to form a stable government in the next federal election, says a leading Canadian pollster.
Frank Graves of the EKOS polling firm told The Hill Times
newspaper that the resignation of Cabinet Minister Jim Prentice and the antics of another cabinet minister, Peter MacKay, may be because party insiders feel the Conservatives are not going to be able to get high enough in the opinion polls to form a strong minority government let alone a majority government.
“As Mr. Graves points out”, says The Hill Times
, “his polls and a recent poll by the respected Harris-Decima polling firm have both recently published surveys that suggest the Conservatives and Liberals are tied at roughly 30 per cent support from decided voters, nearly seven percentage points below the vote the Conservatives received in the 2008 federal election.” MacKay's mini-revolt may signal Tories can't win stable government ...
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"I don't believe there is any way, if the Conservatives have less than 103 seats, that the NDP and the Liberals are going to let them form a government.”
"The Harper Conservatives are continuing to lose ground with the voters. All their tough talk can't hide the fact that the PM is in trouble. It's campaigns like Catch 22 that can help tip the scales in a number of key ridings across the country. This is doable folks", said Catch 22 campaign co-ordinator, Gary Shaul. "We'll be announcing some new developments in our campaign in December."