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Libs gain at expense of Conservatives, but Mulcair favoured as leader who would make best Prime Minister: Forum Research poll

The federal Liberal Party has gained voter support at the expense of the governing Conservatives while public approval of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s performance has plunged, new polls suggest.

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The Forum Research survey, however, also found that NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair, pictured, leads when voters are asked which of the leaders would make the best Prime Minister. Twenty nine per cent of the Forum respondents chose Mr. Mulcair, 25 per cent favoured Prime Minister Stephen Harper and 19 per cent selected Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

Editor's note: Forum Research has amended the results of the poll reported on in this article. The Hill Times' coverage of the amended results can be found here.

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Libs gain at expense of Conservatives, but Mulcair favoured as leader who would make best Prime Minister: Forum Research poll

The federal Liberal Party has gained voter support at the expense of the governing Conservatives while public approval of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s performance has plunged, new polls suggest.

The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright
The Forum Research survey, however, also found that NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair, pictured, leads when voters are asked which of the leaders would make the best Prime Minister. Twenty nine per cent of the Forum respondents chose Mr. Mulcair, 25 per cent favoured Prime Minister Stephen Harper and 19 per cent selected Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

Editor's note: Forum Research has amended the results of the poll reported on in this article. The Hill Times' coverage of the amended results can be found here.

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Sunday, September 21, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Lobbyists, MPs get in on the ice bucket challenge for ALS Sept. 3, 2014

Photo courtesy Summa Strategies
The team at Summa Strategies took the ice bucket challenge last week at the Parliament Pub. Summa challenged board members from the Government Relations Institute of Canada (GRIC) to take it next. From left: intern John McHughan, vice-chairman Tim Powers, senior adviser Louis-Alexandre Lanthier, consultant Kate Harrison, vice-president Jim Armour, vice-president Robin MacLachlan, president Tracey Hubley, senior adviser Michele Austin, and consultant Angela Christiano.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The Government Relations Institute of Canada board members take the ice bucket challenge.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
GRIC directors feel the chill.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
From left: GRIC president Andre Albinati, secretary Joanne Dobson, board members Kevin Desjardins and Alayne Crawford, treasurer Phil Cartwright, and board members Alex Maheu and Jason Kerr.
Photograph provided Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Health Minister Rona Ambrose gets in on the ice bucket challenge.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

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