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Almost Half Of Canadians Aren't Fans Of Justin Trudeau Right Now & Here's Why

Here's why almost half of respondents said they were dissatisfied the PM.

A new Leger survey has revealed how Canadians feel about Justin Trudeau and there's even a scorecard that breaks down the reasons that they may not be so satisfied.

When asked if they approve or disapprove of the job Trudeau has done since he came into office in 2015, respondents were pretty evenly split, with 48% saying they approve of the prime minister's job and 47% saying they disapprove.

Respondents were also asked how Trudeau performed on a number of issues that impact the country.

Justin Trudeau's scorecard


His top areas where respondents said he performed well or very well were in managing the COVID-19 pandemic, where 55% of respondents said he did well; improving Canada's international reputation, where 47% agreed he did a good job, and improving relations with provincial and territorial leaders, where 42% said he performed well.

On the other end of the spectrum, the issue that most respondents felt Trudeau performed poorly or very poorly on was restoring ethics and integrity in the Federal government, with 58% agreeing.

In addition, 56% of respondents said Trudeau performed poorly on improving the financial situation of Canada's middle class.

Other issues that respondents said the prime minister performed poorly or very poorly on included making a difference on climate change, strengthening the economy, and making progress on reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.

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