Eyesover Public Opinion Research

Emergencies Act Impact On Liberal Public Opinion


There is a lot of negativity in the Canadian political arena being directed towards the Liberals and PM Trudeau over the Emergencies Act. The average sentiment of online mentions is pushing public opinion well into negative territory on elevated volume.

Ottawa Protest Public Support Graph

But…the highly negative criticism is generally from individuals who are always critical of the Liberals. In fact, among those who changed their opinions re: the Government over the past week, more changed from negative to positive sentiment than vice-versa.

What this means is that while criticism of the Government might be loud, it isn’t really changing the base support the Liberals have. It is actually increasing it by a small amount. Learn more about Eyesover and how we measure public opinion.

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