The summer months have not shifted the dial dramatically in the voting intentions of Canadians, but the provincial election in Quebec may have put a dent in the New Democrats’ support as the party has fallen three points behind the Conservatives in a weighted average of recent federal polls.
With 34 per cent support, Stephen Harper and the Conservatives remain in the lead and have picked up a single point since the last average of federal polls was compiled on Jun. 18. The New Democrats, however, are down four points to 31 per cent support, a drop caused primarily by decreases in Quebec and British Columbia. Read the full article