'You can be mad at the federal government without losing trust in the institutions that form the democracy,' says Environics Institute’s Andrew Parkin.
Plus, Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole will hold a morning campaign event in Montreal followed by a meeting with supporters in North Vancouver in the evening.
The Canadian Anti-Hate Network’s Evan Balgord says this campaign’s protests have diverted from those in the past and seem driven by misinformation, 'very raw hatred,' and vitriol.
Political strategists say Canadians are frustrated after almost two years of dealing with the pandemic, and that calling an election without a 'clear narrative' can damage the incumbent's advantage.
Plus, Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau acknowledged Sunday that nobody anticipated the speed with which the Taliban would take control of Afghanistan, and accepted criticism of Canada's evacuation efforts.
The National Police Federation is also looking for the next federal government to increase recruitment efforts to bring new officers into the force following a year that saw numbers drop due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Plus, former NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau is scheduled to make an announcement on her political career in Yamachiche, Que., at 1 p.m.
Plus, Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole will start the day in Brantford, followed by a stop at the Hamilton Convention Centre alongside supporters later in the evening.