August 9, 2022

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According to the latest poll, Trudeau did not receive a passing grade

According to the latest poll, Trudeau did not receive a passing grade

According to a Leger poll, more than half of Canadians disapprove of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s job. In Quebec, it’s even worse for the Liberal leader, as nearly 6 in 10 say they’re dissatisfied with his job.

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A poll conducted on behalf of Postmedia newspapers revealed that Justin Trudeau’s popularity rating is declining. Only 40% of Canadians approve of the prime minister’s job, while 55% say they disapprove of him.

Across Quebec, Mr. The satisfaction rate with Trudeau is even lower: 59% of Quebecers say they disapprove of his job performance.

Moreover, nearly half of respondents (49%) believe Mr. Trudeau should resign outright.

However, the Liberal Party of Mr. Trudeau is leading in voting intentions, with a score of 32%, four points higher than the Conservatives, who are garnering 28%. Note that the Conservatives still have no leader. The NDP makes up 21% of voting intentions.

In the province of Quebec, the Bloc Québécois lead with 33% of voting intentions, followed by the Liberals at 29%.

Passing through Quebec on Friday, Heritage Minister and Quebec Lt. Pablo Rodríguez explained the survey results through difficult health and economic conditions.

“After the pandemic (…), people are tired, they are worried, there is an increase in the cost of living and many factors, he said, so it is all normal. -He declared. We understand and we will work in this case to move forward with Canadians.

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The poll also asked Conservative supporters who they thought would be the party’s best leader.

Pierre Poilievre was far ahead with 48% of the vote, compared to 14% for Jean Charest. Note that the survey was conducted prior to Patrick Brown’s disqualification from the leadership race, and respondents were not necessarily members, who will determine the identity of the next Conservative leader.

Remember that Erin O’Toole’s successor will be revealed on September 10.