April 15, 2015

CBC analysis: Trudeau slipping in polls

Brian LilleyArchive

You know it must be bad for Justin Trudeau when even CBC is pointing to his failings but that is what is happening in the state broadcaster's latest poll analysis.

A polling average compiled by Eric Grenier of ThreeHundredEight.com shows the Conservatives in the lead with 32% support, the Liberals at 31% and the NDP at 22%. Grenier says the Conservative lead comes about as left leaning voters shift to the NDP from the Liberals.

Trudeau's party was polling at between 33 and 34 per cent for the first three months of the year, but has been dropping over the last three weeks.

This is taking place as the New Democrats put together their most positive string of polls in more than a year. That was the last time the NDP managed at least 23 to 25 per cent support in four consecutive polls, the same streak they are currently riding.

The slip in the polls comes two years after Trudeau took the helm of the Liberal Party.

A poll released this week by Ipsos for Global News showed Stephen Harper has become the top pick among voters as the leader that would make the best prime minister.

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commented 2015-04-17 22:21:37 -0400
As the federal election approaches people are starting to pay attention the party leaders. It doesn’t take long for any reasonable person to see Junior should have continued his career as part time drama teacher . Leadership is not a strong suit for the guy with a famous last name.
commented 2015-04-17 12:14:57 -0400
cbc censorship attempting to shape canadian opinion one article at a time… as long as the “most liked” comment is anti conservative the article is left open.. the toyota story was closed after 200 because the trend was anti liberal..
commented 2015-04-17 12:11:12 -0400
mansbridge almost had tears as he announced the major news that 240 redundant cbc employees were being told that they are redundant and that many more to be axed in the next 5 years…
commented 2015-04-17 12:09:19 -0400
they (the over paid talking heads panel) actually spoke about his blunder / flip flop on a coalition ..last night.
commented 2015-04-17 00:09:22 -0400
It would be a national disgrace to have that immature , know – nothing kid represent our beautiful country .
Back to school sweetie – got a lot to learn .
commented 2015-04-16 20:52:15 -0400
Best news I’ve heard in a long time. Thank goodness it’s not taking the left leaning Canadians as long to wake up to the fact that Justin is nothing more than a drama teacher & certainly not ready for prime time versus the Americans, some of whom are just waking up now after 6 yrs of Obama.
commented 2015-04-16 01:07:12 -0400
Keep sliding baby!
We need another Harper majority!
commented 2015-04-16 00:36:41 -0400
Today, little boy Harper announced that he will try and get in on the AIIB. He finally broke ranks with the cool kid. What took him so long??
Our economy is tanking and he’s worried about a bogeyman in Ukraine, invading a non-belligerent country (Syria), fighting people striving to reclaim their countries from foreigners (Libya, Iraq, Yemen). He should be looking to getting us away from the US dollar as quickly as possible, backing away from foreign wars that don’t involve us, getting rid of the private Central Bank that’s bankrupting us and start to amass a gold reserve when the private Central Bankers are gone. That means 100% focus. Play world statesman after you retire as PM.
commented 2015-04-15 13:56:24 -0400
Randy M, you are so right. The US actually has a President doing all it can to defy its allies and reward America’s enemies.
commented 2015-04-15 13:56:00 -0400
I just hope Alberta voters will not be as stupid as Ontario voters.
commented 2015-04-15 13:26:27 -0400
If you want to see how fast a great country can slip to a status of obscurity and complete non-relevance look to the south of us. A narcissist, Marxist, complete irrelevant self absorbed fool is running the USA and look how far they have dropped in the public eye. The once strong and envied USA is now a country of non action, no moral character with allies that where mortal enemies less than 8 years ago. (Israel and Iran). All this will be a walk int he park if this playboy Trudeau is elected in Canada. it would be the beginning of the end. Does anybody really think this spoiled kid has any clue how to run a one car funeral procession yet alone a country as great as ours? God help us.
commented 2015-04-15 12:40:07 -0400
Toyota moving Corolla production to Mexico from Ontario
Ontario plant will still be used to build cars, but company hasn’t specified which ones
Pete Evans CBC News
Posted:Apr 15, 2015 9:33 AM ET
Last Updated:Apr 15, 2015 12:19 PM ET
The Rav4 is one of the cars that Toyota builds in Woodstock, Ont. The company said Wednesday it plans to use the plant for more models soon.

The Rav4 is one of the cars that Toyota builds in Woodstock, Ont. The company said Wednesday it plans to use the plant for more models soon. Dave Chidley/Canadian Press

Toyota will spend $1 billion to invest in an assembly plant in Guanajuato, Mexico, and move production of its popular Corolla sedan there from another plant in Cambridge, Ont.

The Mexican factory will have the capacity to crank out 200,000 cars a year, bringing an end to the production of the Corolla in Canada. It is one of the best-selling cars in the country and had been built here since the plant opened in the 1980s.

Toyota has made more than three million Corollas in Ontario since opening its first plant, but from now on, all Corollas sold in North America will either be built either in the Mexican plant, or an existing one in Mississippi.
New role for Cambridge plant

Toyota says Wednesday’s news doesn’t mean the end for the Cambridge plant, however. It will “switch from producing Corollas to mid-sized, higher-value vehicles,” although a release Wednesday doesn’t specify which ones.

The two plants currently produce Lexus models, the RAV4 sport-utility vehicle and the Matrix hatchback, in addition to the Corolla.

“We are thrilled to invest further in North America so we can better meet the needs of our customers for decades to come,” said Jim Lentz, chief executive officer of Toyota’s North American unit.
Toyota Milestone-Mississippi

A worker at Toyota’s Mississippi plant. After Wednesday’s move, the plant will be one of the two places where the company builds its popular Corolla sedan. (The Associated Press)

“Transforming our Canadian vehicle assembly plants is an equally important part of our strategic plan to position the North America region for sustainable long-term growth.”

Toyota recently invested $100 million into the Cambridge-area facilities, which the company says added about 400 new jobs while introducing hybrid production and increasing capacity at the plants.

The first Corollas from the 2020 model year will start rolling off the line in Mexico some time in 2019.

Separately, Toyota said Wednesday it will be adding a third production line to its existing plant Guangzhou, China, at a cost of about $440 million. That line is to be completed
commented 2015-04-15 12:30:38 -0400
i hope he has a parachute. He should get ready for a crash landing!
Toyota has announced it is moving the Corolla production out of Ontario to Mexico. I hope the unions suffer big time. The feds should link this to Liberals and their sick policies. Cap n trade, high energy costs! Thank-you idiot voters who voted Wynn in. I’m furious! Liberal has become a bad word!
commented 2015-04-15 11:43:22 -0400
What it really shows is the supporters of the left have no loyalty to any party. How can one support liberal ideals one day and a party known to kill jobs the next day. The real danger is the loony left voters. They don’t seem to be able to think or reason any longer. All those years of watching the CBC has taken a terrible toll on there minds.
commented 2015-04-15 11:07:54 -0400
Just heard Justin’s radio spot on CFRB “Iwill kill Harper’s tax break when I am the Prime Minister” or something.
Not very convincing.
commented 2015-04-15 10:22:38 -0400
Wow even the cheerleaders of the biggest Trudeau fan club in the world, ie CBC, admit that he is slipping a bit. I’m sure they’ll go to any length to buff the shine back into the pony. He needs to drop a lot more, as to the dippers, because whether they admit it or not the two lefty parties would create a coalition in a minute if it meant they could get Harper out.
commented 2015-04-15 09:58:59 -0400
Polls… ranks right up there with “statistics”. (“There are lies, damned lies, and statistics…” — Mark Twain) Don’t put much faith in them, people. It said that Jr is slipping — a whopping 3 percentage points! Oh, the world’s caving in! There’s more margin of error in these polls than what he’s supposed to have lost. That even the CBC is saying this is more telling, because they hate Harper with a passion.
commented 2015-04-15 09:43:12 -0400
Are Canadians finally waking up to Fluffy?
commented 2015-04-15 09:27:04 -0400
Trudeau is slipping in the polls. Awwww! That’s just terrible. I feel soooo sad.
commented 2015-04-15 09:23:19 -0400
The Boy Blunder knows the honeymoon has expired and is butt snorkeling to the left leaners by offering a coalition with the Dippers. This is an admission of his ineptness and now his attack on Angry Tom, because he doesn’t like “his style”, further demonstrates that the lad is only working with limited mental dexterity. The Liberals are going to bomb out once again as their charmer is fading as he offers nothing of value to the country. Perhaps after the next election he will be able to retire, drive daddy’s car and smoke pot with his journalist buddies!
commented 2015-04-15 09:11:50 -0400
On a side note – glad to see the advertising starting , I know it’s a pain at times but it’s so important to keep this site going , KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK REBELS
commented 2015-04-15 09:07:17 -0400
Let’s hope this trend continues . The only reason we are leading financially within the g8 is because of our conservative government -glad our pm is an educated economist and not a part time drama teacher . God help us if that nitwit gets in , never mind the socialist Mulcair
commented 2015-04-15 08:14:17 -0400
this is what I always thought, once the conservatives took the lead , the left would start leaving the liberals and go back to the ndp. with the ndp edging up some of the liberals center , center right will leave the liberals an go to the conservatives. its entirely possible that we may be seeing a two party system coming into play. I don’t see the greens or the bloc as anything but nusince parties
commented 2015-04-15 07:59:30 -0400
It’s amazing that Baked trudeau is still in second. Pig liberals should do a three-peat in October by finishing in third again.
commented 2015-04-15 07:50:14 -0400
Our Party polling is showing much the same story. The PM’s general popularity are strong and the Shiny Pony is falling off. Mulkook has a problem.
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