World Polling: Every other country surveyed would have voted for Clinton, except Russia

Pollfish did some polls around the world. We have not had time to model and post-stratify them, so these are just raw polling results. But, Pollfish did ask a few validation questions, demographics and local party identification, and the data is reasonably representative. Every other country surveyed would have voted […] Read more »

North Korea Remains Least-Popular Country Among Americans

Americans give North Korea the lowest favorable rating of 21 countries Gallup measured in its annual update of the public’s views of foreign nations. Canada and Great Britain are at the top of the list. CONT. Frank Newport, Gallup Read more »

Four in Ten Americans Agree They’d Rather Have Justin Trudeau as their President

Four in ten (40%) Americans ‘agree’ (26% strongly/14% somewhat) that they’d prefer to have Justin Trudeau as their President over Donald Trump, according to a new Ipsos poll of Americans, conducted for Global News in Canada. … Some Americans feel so strongly about the issue, that in an effort to […] Read more »

Most Canadians say Trump victory will hurt their country’s relationship with the U.S.

Canadians are expressing concern that Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election may signal the start of a less-fruitful chapter in the history of Canada-U.S. relations, according to a new public opinion poll from the Angus Reid Institute. Almost two-thirds of Canadians (62%) say they […] Read more »

Oh Canada! Four in 10 Americans Want Wall on Northern Border

Failed Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker may feel some vindication in this number: 41 percent of Americans say that if a wall is built along the Mexican border, one should also be erected on the Canadian one. And yes, the same percentage favors a wall erected along the nation’s southern […] Read more »

The hip dullness of Canada’s politics

I spent part of August on vacation in Canada, only to find myself on what was once called a busman’s holiday: Canadians are in the throes of a national election campaign, just like us. … For an American, Canada’s way of politics is like a reverse fun-house mirror: A glimpse […] Read more »