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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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Double-digit advantage in Winnipeg has Manitoba NDP comfortably ahead in lead-up to October election

Poor ratings on cost of living and health care have PCs trailing NDP by five-points (44%-39%) June 13, 2023 – A long hot summer lies ahead in Canada’s prairies but when temperatures begin to fall Manitoba will likely head into

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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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Premiers’ Performance: Smith approval static after election win, Stefanson struggles ahead of October contest

Manitoba premier’s approval remains at one-quarter for sixth consecutive quarter June 7, 2023 – As wildfires ravage the country from coast to coast, the crises in communities are manifold. Emergency responses must be marshalled. Firefighting efforts need to be coordinated.

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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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