338Canada: Liberals cannot afford voter apathy

Dissatisfaction with the federal government is on the rise, according to the newest poll from Abacus Data, which was on the field taking the pulse of Canadians when Justin Trudeau asked Governor General Mary Simon to dissolve the House of Commons.

According to the results, only 41 per cent of Canadians believe the country "is headed in the right direction". One week ago, just before the start of the federal campaign, Abacus Data had measured that proportion at 46 per cent. Obviously, this drop of five points remains modest, but is still statistically significant considering the sample size of this poll. In his report, Abacus Data CEO David Coletto stipulates that this voter sentiment could be linked to the anxiety caused by the fourth wave of the pandemic.

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Philippe J. Fournier is the creator of Qc125 and 338Canada. He teaches physics and astronomy at Cégep de Saint-Laurent in Montreal. For information or media request, please write to info@Qc125.com.

Philippe J. Fournier est le créateur de Qc125 et 338Canada. Il est professeur de physique et d'astronomie au Cégep de Saint-Laurent à Montréal. Pour toute information ou pour une demande d'entrevue médiatique, écrivez à info@Qc125.com.