New poll shows Conservatives pulling ahead

Tories regain 5-point lead over the Liberals

The latest EKOS poll shows the Conservatives pulling further ahead of the Liberals, who are now nearly five points back of the Tories. Support for the Conservatives now stands at 32.5 per cent, with the Liberals at 27.9 per cent. Meanwhile, the NDP is at 17.4 per cent, the Green Party at 10.3 per cent and the Bloc Québécois at 9.2 per cent support. Despite their inability to close a gap that had shrunk to slightly more than a point in the last poll, the Liberals are making significant in-roads with university-educated voters, increasing their support by more than eight points to 34.4 per cent. Overall, 50.4 per cent of Canadians believe the country is moving in the right direction and 44 per cent approve of the job the federal government is doing.

CBC News

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