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Federal Politics: Election speculation season begins with main contenders in dead heat

Trudeau approval stabilizes at 45 per cent September 2, 2020 – Exactly three weeks from a scheduled re-opening of Parliament with a Speech from the Throne that may ultimately trigger a fall election, the latest public opinion data from the

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B.C. Spotlight: Massive lead over opposition may make an election irresistible to the NDP, but risks lie ahead

BC NDP voters more likely to express discomfort with in-person voting were an election called September 4, 2020 – Premier John Horgan recently suggested an early election could be an “opportunity” for his BC NDP, though the party was quick

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Premiers’ Performance: Election drums beat to incumbents’ tune in British Columbia, New Brunswick and Saskatchewan

Ford and Legault approved of by two-thirds as Ontario and Quebec respectively August 31, 2020 – Response to the coronavirus pandemic continues to be a key metric by which Canadians rate their political leaders in 2020. The issue consistently supersedes

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WE Affair: Most Canadians say there’s more to learn, but PM’s testimony shifts opinion for neither better nor worse

Opinions of scandal unchanged from July; most say it’s serious, won’t do long-term damage to Liberals August 10, 2020 – After unprecedented testimony in front of MPs from the Prime Minister, Finance Minister, Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister,

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WE Scandal: Trudeau’s approval drops six more points, but Canadians doubt issue will bring down government

Half (53%) say their opinion of the PM has worsened in the last month July 27, 2020 – The WE Charity affair may be stoking another summer of discontent among Canadians but ultimately, they do not believe this latest ethics

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WE Scandal: Half of Canadians approve of Trudeau as base stays committed, anger among non-Liberals grows

Proportion voicing strong disapproval of PM (34%) now doubles those voicing strong approval (16%) July 13, 2020 – New data from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute shows Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s approval has dropped five points in the first

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