Between now and next summer, Trudeau can spend his capital and still have time to recover, says Nanos

But pollster Nik Nanos says at some point, there will be a negative trend for the Liberals who should take the opportunity to push controversial tough measures during the first two years of their mandate.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured Oct. 2, at a rally for murdered and missing indigenous women on the Hill. In year two, the government will be judged on its response to crisis situations. How will the government react if there’s blockades, vandalism or sabotage on pipeline projects? The dwindling Alberta economy and lower-than-expected growth could also spell trouble for the Liberals down the road.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED : Monday, Oct. 31, 2016 12:00 AM

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