Erin O'Toole is trapped

Erin O'Toole has been leader of the Conservative Party for close to 18 months now, and, during his leadership, the only time his favourability numbers showed any sign of improvement was the two-week span between the Prime Minister calling an election last August and the first televised leaders' debate during the campaign. As I wrote before the Holiday break, O'Toole's numbers have increasingly eroded back to their pre-election levels since the LPC victory last September, and polls fielded since the New Year have shown no sign of growth for the Conservative leader.

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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

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