Canadians most often said Bernier, Trudeau should leave roles following election, according to Nanos Research poll

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Maxim Bernier and Justin Trudeau were the two most common answers in a poll that asked respondents which of Canada’s federal party leaders would like to resign as a result of the outcome of this year’s election.

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Thirty-seven percent of respondents told Nanos Research that Bernier, the leader of the far-right People’s Party of Canada, should resign. Prime Minister Trudeau, who leads the Liberal Party, was the second-most-liked with 36 percent.

Respondents were 28 percent in favor of the resignation of Conservative Party leader Erin O’Toole, compared with 15 percent. Nominated NDP leader Jagmeet Singh and 10 percent chose Bloc Quebecois leader Yves-François Blanchett. (Respondents were allowed to choose more than one leader.)


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A quarter of the respondents said that no party leader should resign.

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“I think what that suggests is that one out of every four Canadians is happy to be on the political menu,” Nick Nanos, founder and chief data scientist at Nanos Research, said in an interview. “Seven out of every 10 Canadians want to see a change in the political menu, in one case or another.”

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Nanos Research conducted the survey via a hybrid telephone and an online random omnibus survey of 1,017 Canadians who were 18 years of age or older. The research took place between 30 September and 3 October. The sample included both land and cellphone lines across Canada. The margin of error was plus or minus 3.1 percentage points, which was 19 times out of 20.

To date, none of the party leaders have indicated that they are considering resignation despite the election results, which did not please any of their supporters. The Liberals won 160 seats, giving them another minority government, and other parties also failed to make substantial gains.

After the election, Mr Trudeau said he intended to continue delivering on an “ambitious mandate” to Canadians.

Mr O’Toole, whose Conservatives won 119 seats, met his caucus on Tuesday. He He told reporters that he is confident that lawmakers have his back as he wants to continue his role. The party is calling a “360 review” of where it excelled and failed in campaigning. The process will be led by former Edmonton MP James Cumming, who supported One of Mr O’Toole’s rivals, Peter McKay, ran for last year’s Conservative leadership.

Mr Singh’s NDP won 25 seats, and is likewise committed to a performance review of his campaign, which will be conducted by veteran political strategist Bob Dewar. During a press conference on Thursday, Mr. Singh said that he was very proud of the campaign run by his party. but he also said that he wanted more new Democrats to be elected.

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Mr Bernier has also stated that he plans to remain as leader of the party, despite the fact that the People’s Party failed to win any seats in the election in which he ran for himself. Beauce Ride in Quebec. Speaking to supporters at a hotel in Saskatoon on election night, Mr Bernier said he was pleased to see his party grow and that preparations were already underway for the next one. Election.

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