Over eight weeks of debates, trials and advertising, Canada’s three major parties have been locked in an electoral logjam. Each party enjoys its own pockets of support but none has been within reach of a majority. With the finish line in sight, parties desperate for an advantage are now playing with explosive issues. In this week’s poll we look at the impact of the recent debates, the niqab issue and the new potential trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
The past week has been eventful with two more leader debates, one in French last Thursday and the Munk foreign policy debate on Monday. While there was no clear winner of the French debate, among those who paid attention Trudeau clearly won the Munk debate.