Monday, November 29, 2021
ADVT 
National

Singh seen as better PM than O'Toole: survey

Darpan News Desk The Canadian Press, 21 Jul, 2021 09:44 AM
  • Singh seen as better PM than O'Toole: survey

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh might have reason to smile only weeks before a possible election call as a new survey suggests more Canadians believe he would make a better prime minister than the Conservatives' Erin O’Toole.

While the survey by Leger and the Association for Canadian Studies had 25 per cent of respondents picking Justin Trudeau as the best prime minister, Singh wasn’t far behind with 19 per cent while only 13 per cent chose O’Toole.

The survey also found a slight increase for the NDP among decided voters, who otherwise remained largely unchanged in their support for the Liberals and Tories.

The survey could represent bad news for O’Toole and the Conservatives as they seek to connect with Canadians, but it could also signal trouble for Trudeau’s chances of winning a majority Liberal government.

That’s because previous election results have seen the Liberals suffer from strong support for the NDP.

The online survey, conducted July 16 to 18, polled 2,069 Canadians. It cannot be assigned a margin of error because internet-based polls are not considered random samples.

MORE National ARTICLES

All hands on deck for wildfire fight: B.C. premier

All hands on deck for wildfire fight: B.C. premier

British Columbia Premier John Horgan says all hands are on deck in the wildfire fight and declaring a provincial state of emergency would have few advantages.

All hands on deck for wildfire fight: B.C. premier

Feds working on plan to help Afghans: Minister

Feds working on plan to help Afghans: Minister

The federal government is under mounting pressure to help dozens of former interpreters, translators and cultural advisers who aided the Canadian military and development efforts during the war in Afghanistan.

Feds working on plan to help Afghans: Minister

Horgan says province ready for border reopening

Horgan says province ready for border reopening

John Horgan told a news conference today that he is confident British Columbians will remain safe if the border reopens because of the levels of vaccination in the province.

Horgan says province ready for border reopening

Congressman cheers news on Canada-U.S. border

Congressman cheers news on Canada-U.S. border

New York's Rep. Brian Higgins says it's a relief to see Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is aiming to let U.S. citizens who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 back into Canada by mid-August.

Congressman cheers news on Canada-U.S. border

54 COVID19 cases for Thursday

54 COVID19 cases for Thursday

80.5% (3,481,176) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 51.9% (2,246,289) received their second dose.

 

54 COVID19 cases for Thursday

Canada's vaccine supply close to exceeding demand

Canada's vaccine supply close to exceeding demand

Brig.-Gen. Krista Brodie says more than two million doses of vaccine are already being held back because provinces have said they can't use them — a big change from when all newly arrived doses were shipped around the country as quickly as possible.

 

 

Canada's vaccine supply close to exceeding demand