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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
Monday, April 21, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
ITK's 'A Taste of the Arctic' shindig on April 7, Ottawa, photographs by Cynthia Münster April 14, 2014

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A happy crowd at ITK's 'Taste of Arctic' at the NAC gathers for a picture. The annual event, held in Ottawa by the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, is meant showcase Inuit culture. Some 350 attend the party, including a number of MPs, Senators, Cabinet minister, lobbyists and journalists.
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National Inuit Leader and ITK President Terry Audla shows off his seal vest to Employment Minister Jason Kenney.
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Environics' Meredith Taylor and Greg MacEachern with ITK's Stephen Hendrie.
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Justice Minister Peter MacKay, his son Kian, and ITK president Terry Audla.
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ITK president Terry Audla and Abbas Rana, assistant deputy editor at The Hill Times and Party Central columnist.
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Labour Minister Kellie Leitch, ITK President Terry Audla, Laureen Harper, and local Ottawa photographer Michelle Valberg.
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ITK President Terry Audla and Labour Minister Kellie Leitch.
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A platter of smoked fish.
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Conservative MP Colin Carrie.
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Seal hash martinis.
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NDP MP Dennis Bevington, who represents the Western Arctic, N.W.T., and Chris Farris.
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ITK President and National Inuit Leader Terry Audla.
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Beatrice Dear entertains the crowd.

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