Scheer, Singh yet to dent Trudeau’s big Liberal lead in Quebec, polls show
By Peter MazereeuwJan. 14, 2019
‘Listening’ tour or not, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer’s positions on the environment are one of several vulnerabilities for him in La Belle Province, pollsters say.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party maintains a strong lead in opinion polls in Quebec, one it may rely upon come election day as the Conservative Party has gained ground elsewhere in the country.
The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The federal Liberals still hold a commanding lead among potential voters in Quebec, polls show, despite Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer’s courting of the province and its strategic importance for the federal NDP.
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‘If it is slanderous or defamatory, then we will be held accountable for that, and we will be held accountable by our electorate, in whether they vote for us again,’ says Conservative House Leader Candice Bergen.
Big-ticket items in the last federal budget of this majority Liberal government include more than $6.2-billion to expand federal financing of rental construction, $1-billion for increasing access to drugs for rare diseas
Whereas last year’s budget was largely pitched at women, this year, Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s final budget is focused on skills training to help older workers and youth adapt to a rapidly changing workforce.