September 26, 2012

Canadians Sour on Harper Government

Angus Reid, Angus Reid

AP Photo

While Pierre Trudeau is still regarded as the best Prime Minister of Canada since 1968, animosity towards the current head of the federal government has grown markedly since last year, a new Angus Reid Public Opinion poll has found. In the online survey of a representative national sample of 1,510 Canadian adults, 36 per cent of respondents think Trudeau has been the best Canadian Prime Minister since 1968. Stephen Harper is second on the list with 16 per cent—down three points since 2011—followed by Jean Chrétien with 11 per cent, and Brian Mulroney with five per cent.

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