Voter turnout will be a key factor in the outcome of the next election, says Ipsos CEO Darrell Bricker. A higher turnout will help the Liberals and a lower turnout will give an advantage to opposition parties.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet, and Green Party Leader Annamie Paul could be headed out on the hustings soon for a pandemic election. The Hill Times photographs by Sam Garcia and Andrew Meade
Rising support for the NDP in public opinion polls is more of a threat to a potential Liberal majority in the next election than the opposition Conservatives, say some pollsters.
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As the Canadian government is believed to be preparing a decision on Ukraine's three requests for assistance, Kyiv's top diplomat in Ottawa says 'intensive communication' has taken place at the highest levels.
If the Liberal leadership speculation does not stop, Liberals could end up in the same situation as Conservatives are now in, says Darrell Bricker. But Nik Nanos says Trudeau could theoretically win another government.