Hillary Clinton is maintaining her considerable lead over Bernie Sanders ahead of the second Democratic primary debate in Iowa on Saturday, according to a new… 232 more words
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In September, 2015 Pembina Institute released an opinion poll of Albertans, conducted by EKOS Research. Of the 1,885 respondents, 50% would support an economy-wide carbon tax, rising to 72% if the proceeds were invested in low-carbon projects; 70% want stricter enforcement of the existing environmental rules and safeguards in the oilsands; 70% support investing in renewables to reduce coal use, and 86% want the province to increase support for clean energy and clean technology. 186 more words
The fact that the predictions of the pollsters should not sway Canadians to vote against their conscience can be seen in their reports on the eve of the October 19 election. 225 more words
Two polls, one by Mainstreet Research, another by Léger Marketing, show the Liberals’ lead increasing as the federal election campaign enters its final weekend.
Mainstreet’s poll, conducted Wednesday and Thursday, found that the Liberals had a five-point lead among decided and leaning voters over their nearest rivals, Stephen Harper’s Conservatives. 429 more words
Pliny the Elder translated an ancient antidote for poison in his work Naturalis Historia, 77 A.D.:
“Take two dried walnuts, two figs, and twenty leaves of rue; pound them all together, with the addition of a grain of salt; if a person takes this mixture fasting, he will be proof against all poisons for that day.” 329 more words