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Accounting for opinions in Ontario

- May 23rd, 2013

Abacus Data CEO David Coletto joins David Akin with the issues that are top of mind for Ontario voters and the party that they think would best deal with those issues.


No Twitter – He is not stepping down!

- May 23rd, 2013

BC NDP Leader Adrian Dix addressed the loss of the B.C. election yesterday in Vancouver and pointed the finger at himself.

24 Hours Vancouver columnist Bill Tieleman joined David Akin on Battleground to dissect the press conference.

Ridings to watch

- May 10th, 2013

May 14th could be Independents Day

With polls tightening in the race towards next weeks election Pollster Hamish Marshall points out Independent MLAs could play a crucial role in the BC Legislature.

Marshall joins David Akin to explain the drama unfolding in Abbotsford South and other ridings.

Tensions rise, polls tightens as race heads down to wire

- May 10th, 2013

Residents of Vancouver Island woke up Thursday morning to a surprising headline on the front page of the Victoria Times Columnist.

A new Oracle Poll put just four points between the BC Liberals and the BC NDP.

Last night Bryn Weese, David Coletto and Bill Tieleman all joined David Akin to discuss  BC poll numbers and what they mean for the rest of the campaign.

The 411 on 801 movement to boot out Christy Clark

- May 10th, 2013

Is it a movement? A short lived attempt at a coup? Or just a bad decision leftover from darker days of BC political polling for Christy Clark and the BC Liberals?

What is 801 and where is it going?

Political pundit and author Martyn Brown joins David Akin with his take on the movement followed by political strategist Alise Mills.