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Federal Politics: Trudeau approval sinks over vaccination rollout delays, but national political picture remains static

Liberal Party holds a three-point advantage in vote intent over opposition CPC February 22, 2021 – Criticism, uncertainty and delays have beset Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout and bedevilled the Trudeau government since the beginning of the year. Now, new data

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Canadians to Ottawa: In hiring next GG, cut pay, review job description, take final decision out of PM’s hands

Plurality would eliminate the position, as long-term support for Canada as constitutional monarchy wanes February 18, 2021 – Julie Payette’s unprecedented resignation under a cloud from her role as governor general is prompting more than the usual, predictable questions about

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Federal Politics: Liberals hold lead in vote intention as unfavourable views of CPC leader intensify

Half (51%) say top priority for federal government is getting COVID-19 under control January 27, 2021 – As the prime minister hints at the probability of a 2021 election, the leaders of both front-running parties find themselves under ever-increasing scrutiny.

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COVID-19: Two-in-three Canadians say borders should be closed to keep sun-seekers close to home

Nine-in-ten say politicians must set an example and stay home January 14, 2021 – What happens when heightened anxiety from a deadly surge in new coronavirus infections combines with general pandemic fatigue and fury over Canadian politicians seeking heat in

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Premiers’ Performance: The year of COVID-19 draws to a close with most, but not all holding majority approval

Amid worsening situations in their provinces, Jason Kenney, Brian Pallister receive worst approval ratings December 1, 2020 – Canada’s second wave of the coronavirus continues to challenge Canadians – and their premiers – from coast to coast. With infections on

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Questions over vaccine rollout drive negative perceptions of Trudeau government’s crisis management

PM’s own political fortunes untouched by worsening views of federal COVID-19 management December 3, 2020 – As Canadians watch Britons and New Yorkers roll up their sleeves – literally – in preparation to receive much-coveted first doses of COVID-19 vaccines,

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