The subject of national debt, which has loomed over the political landscape, has once again gained political forefront with nearly 74% of Canadian expressing concern with the current level of borrowings. This comes at the backdrop of the Canadian national debt crossing $1 Trillion in the past year and the…


Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault

Bill C-10 or “An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act” was first introduced in parliament by the Minister of Canadian Heritage, Steven Guilbeault. The purpose of the bill, according to Camille Gagné-Raynauld the spokesperson for the heritage minister, is to ensure that online giants contribute to the “creation, production and…


A Simple Model on R.

Joe Biden and Donald Trump

The 2020 US Presidential Election is this week and having decided to throw my hat in the prediction game, I have come up with a very simple model that will allow me to raise the confidence I have in my prediction compared to a mere…


The Lockdown due to the pandemic has caused one of the biggest transfers of wealth around the world. In the United States for example, the unemployment rate is at 8% dropping from a peak of almost 15% in April. This would mean that currently, roughly 12.58 Million people are unemployed…


Justice Ginsburg Official Portrait 2016

On the 18th of September, Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away at the age of 87. Having served 27 years at the Supreme Court, her legacy — regardless of one’s politics, is sealed in history as a highly respectable, pioneering women who lived a brilliant life.

Her passing, leaves the supreme…


Graphing data allows one to analyse patterns, display findings and overall; create a more digestible way to swiftly convey information. Matplotlib, a package on Python makes this incredibly easy. …


Each election cycle, the public is treated to a slew of election polling. Conducted by a myriad of organizations, these polls attempt to represent public opinion regarding specific issues. Increasingly however, there has been a politicization of polls which have been placed in the same basket of “fake news”.

In…


Gallup Poll Results

On of the most culturally challenging topics globally and particularly in the United States, is the legality and morality of Abortion. In fact, the issue of Abortions is a matter that is debated in every election cycle by every major candidate in the US and the western world broadly.


The R Program allows one to create and use their own function in order to make data processing easy. …


Flag of Hong Kong (Left) Flag of China (Right)

Often referred to as “one country, two systems”, Hong Kong was officially returned to China by the United Kingdom in 1997 (after the expiration of a 99 year lease signed in 1898). Since then, Hong Kong has been in a constant state of long term political uncertainty with ebbs and…

Abhinav Dholepat

I write on economics, history and data science.

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