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Canadians feeling confident, not cowed, post G7; prefer harder line in negotiations with Trump

Prime Minister’s approval sees double-digit jump after tête-à-tête with U.S. President June 15, 2018 –  In the week since a post-G7 escalation in rhetoric and diplomatic tension between the U.S. and Canada, a majority of Canadians appear to have warmed

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Scheer’s delight? If an election were held tomorrow, CPC could have a shot at majority government

Majority of Canadians disapprove of Justin Trudeau for the first time since he became Prime Minister March 19, 2018 –  The passage of time appears to have done nothing to soothe Canadian voters irritated with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau since

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Mulroney? Chrétien? Harper? Trudeau? How Canadians compare recent federal governments

Harper edges Trudeau on ‘strong economic leadership,’ but the PM leads on most other qualities January 26, 2018 – As the House of Commons returns Monday for its first sitting of 2018, Canadians view the chamber’s current Liberal majority more

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Federal Politics: Liberal support continues to drop as left-of-centre voters search for alternatives

Scheer top choice for best PM but May holds highest approval rating of any federal leader May 3, 2019 – The ongoing fragmentation of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s 2015 progressive coalition is paying dividends for Canada’s other left-of-centre parties. A

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The Good, the Bad and the Unknown: Canadians assess cabinet performance at the two-year mark

Most cabinet ministers known to fewer than half of all Canadians November 20, 2017 – In parliamentary tradition, prime ministers are sometimes referred to as primus inter pares, Latin for “first among equals” relative to other members of their cabinet.

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PM on the naughty list? Trudeau approval drops below 50 per cent for first time since election

The Prime Minister remains more popular than Andrew Scheer and Jagmeet Singh, however December 15, 2017 – As Canadians bask in the warmth of goodwill and cheer over the holiday season, bundling up across the country to stay warm, it

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