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Liberals maintain double-digit lead despite Khadr payout, proposed tax reforms: poll

By Marco Vigliotti      

A new survey from Campaign Research shows the federal Liberals in the driver's seat as the fall session of Parliament begins, with the party holding wide leads in vote-rich Ontario and Quebec.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals continue to nest a healthy lead over the rival Conservatives, led by Andrew Scheer, in the latest Campaign Research poll, with Mr. Trudeau himself boasting strong personal approval ratings. The Hill Times file photos
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PARLIAMENT HILL—The governing Liberals opened the fall session of Parliament with a healthy 12-point lead over the Conservatives, maintaining robust advantages in vote-rich Ontario and Quebec, while flirting with supermajority numbers in Atlantic Canada, a new public opinion poll suggests. The latest survey from Campaign Research, conducted between Sept. 8-11 and released first to The Hill Times, pegs support for the Liberals at 42 per cent nationally, compared to 30 per cent for the second-place Tories and 16

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