On Monday, Canadians will vote in five byelections. While it’s unlikely any of the seats will change hands, a byelection always gives us a sense of how voters view the governing party.
The Conservatives will likely hold on to the two Calgary area seats, but it will be interesting to watch the NDP performance in these byelections as an indicator of Alberta Premier Rachel Notley’s unpopularity.
Last week, a Forum poll showed the Conservatives enjoying their first lead since the last general election. Will that trend continue up to these byelections?
Watch as I break down which riding is likely to deliver the closest contest, and show one that might give an indication of whether or not the Conservative Party is ready to win back seats lost in 2015, seats they need if they wish to form government.