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‘Charismatic’ and ‘Modern’ or ‘Arrogant’ and ‘Flaky’? Canadians weigh in on the Trudeau Brand

While they have mixed feelings about Trudeau’s celebrity, most Canadians say it’s good for the country October 19, 2017 – Justin Trudeau’s public persona – the selfie-taking, magazine-cover-gracing, colourful-sock-wearing, global celebrity Prime Minister – has been an integral part of

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From Sunny Ways to Midterm Blues? Two years after Trudeau majority, Liberals and CPC in dead heat

Fewer than half say PM has met expectations, more than half say the same about government overall October 13, 2017 – Long removed from heady memories of buoyant voters, a bright change in tone, and easy wins with the public,

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Federal Politics: Trudeau still seen as best PM, but Conservatives ‘best to form government’

Almost half (45%) say it’s ‘time for a change in government’ – highest mark since Liberals took office September 28, 2017 – It was a turbulent summer for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his government, which has faced criticism for

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Most Canadians approve of nomination of Julie Payette to be Governor General

Payette’s nomination is most popular in her native Quebec, and among past Liberal Party voters August 25, 2017 – Canada’s next Governor General boasts an impressive background: An astronaut, she was the first Canadian woman to board the International Space

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Trudeau maintains majority approval, but new Conservative leader helps shrink vote intention gap

Andrew Scheer seen as best leader on the economy; anxiety over deficit has doubled since election June 15, 2017 – A year and a half into his mandate, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continues to hold the approval of more than

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As Conservative leader, Scheer must balance core voters’ values with party’s need for growth

Available CPC voters differ from the party’s base on key issues, view of Canada’s future June 1, 2017 – As newly-elected Conservative leader Andrew Scheer cuts his teeth in his first week on the job and in Parliament, he may

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