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Premiers’ Performance: As year ends, Ontario’s Kathleen Wynne sees job approval drop to 16%

Nova Scotia’s McNeil bears scars from dispute with teachers’ union December 13, 2016 – Beleaguered by the fallout of her government’s sale of Hydro One and under pressure from the Ontario auditor general for not spending the proceeds of that

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Premiers’ Performance: Pallister and Clark climb; Wynne loses ground

Saskatchewan’s Brad Wall drops nine points to new low; but is still Canada’s most approved-of premier September 21, 2016 – In what had been the country’s most overheated housing market, BC Premier Christy Clark’s imposition of a 15% tax on foreign buyers

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Premiers’ Performance: Ball drops, Wall bounces post-election

Newfoundland and Labrador premier’s post-election honeymoon shifts to buyer’s remorse May 25, 2016 – In February, Dwight Ball was riding high. Two months earlier, his Liberal Party had followed the federal sweep of the province with a red wave of its

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Premiers’ Performance: Notley’s job approval tumbles as Alberta’s economy deteriorates

Newfoundland and Labrador’s Dwight Ball enjoys post-election honeymoon  February 17, 2016 – A collapsing resource sector, mounting job losses and a projected shrinking economy are not only causing serious problems for real people in once-booming Alberta, they’re also taking a

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Premiers’ Performance: Federal Liberal ‘red tide’ lifts Atlantic Premiers’ approval ratings

Saskatchewan’s Brad Wall the only Canadian premier with majority approval rating December 9, 2015 – The red tide that propelled the Trudeau Liberals to a majority government in October also appears to be lifting the fortunes of some premiers, particularly

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As election looms late this fall, Newfoundland and Labrador premier begins to feel the chill

NL’s Davis sees job approval slide ahead of November 30th election September 1, 2015 – Almost forgotten outside Canada’s easternmost province is the fact that the federal election isn’t the only time voters will go to the polls late this

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