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Federal Politics: As Conservative convention begins, Poilievre viewed as best PM by 2-to-1 margin over Trudeau

Prime minister’s approval drops to three-year low; party trails by 12-points in vote intention September 7, 2023 – While the Bank of Canada holds steady – for now – on the borrowing rate, there appears to be little end in

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Cruel Summer: Trudeau’s Liberals trail opposition CPC by seven points at midway mark of federal election cycle

Trudeau maintains personal appeal advantage over Poilievre; 39% approve of PM’s performance August 14, 2023 – A challenging summer for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau personally, as he and his wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, announced they would be separating, is becoming

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Federal Politics: Trudeau’s approval slides among NDP, Liberal voters

Two-in-five (41%) say Liberal-NDP confidence-and-supply agreement working, 45% disagree June 19, 2023 – The Liberal-NDP confidence-and-supply agreement has been successful in keeping the Liberal minority government in power – and Canadians away from ballot boxes for now – but the

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Federal Politics: As inflation fight inflicts pain on the nation, one-third of 2021 Liberals look elsewhere for relief

Conservatives hold eight-point advantage in vote intention (37 CPC, 29 Liberal, 20 NDP) June 8, 2023 – The Bank of Canada raised its touchstone interest rate 25 basis points to 4.75 per cent this week, the first such hike since

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Election Interference: Canadians tilt towards calling for a public inquiry; majority call government response ‘evasive’

Past CPC voters three-times as likely as past Liberal, NDP voters to say this issue ‘very important’ May 26, 2023 – David Johnston’s decision not to call a public inquiry into what the Trudeau government knew and how it reacted

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China, Canada and Challenging Diplomacy: Two-in-three Canadians believe Beijing did attempt election interference

Majority of Liberal voters agree China likely tried to interfere; most say gov’t needs to take a harder line March 1, 2023 – The latest allegations to strain an already challenged diplomatic relationship between Ottawa and Beijing have a majority

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