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‘It’s like a dam broke,’ Liberals’ priorities aren’t jiving with public’s priorities, support bleeds: pollsters

By Abbas Rana      

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals are bleeding the most support in Ontario and the Prairies, but their support is still solid in Quebec and Atlantic Canada, according to recent polls.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured recently on the Hill. The Liberals have, so far, failed to communicate their message on economic management effectively, say pollsters. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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The Trudeau government’s priorities aren't jiving with the public's priorities, causing the Liberals to lose support in Ontario, home to more than one-third of all 338 seats, as well as the Prairie provinces, say pollsters. “It’s a misalignment of government’s priorities and the public’s priorities,” said Darrell Bricker, CEO of Ipsos Global Public Affairs, in an interview with The Hill Times. A string of national public polls in the last several weeks has showed that support for the

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