News

Clark is Canada's third most-popular Premier, says Angus Reid

B.C. Premier Christy Clark (right) with Alberta Premier Alison Redford. - Wikimedia Commons
B.C. Premier Christy Clark (right) with Alberta Premier Alison Redford.
— image credit: Wikimedia Commons

B.C.'s Christy Clark is the third most popular premier in Canada, according to a new poll from Angus Reid Global.

Clark finished with a 42 per cent approval in the survey, which polled 6,580 "randomly selected" "Canadian adults in nine provinces about the performance of their premiers."

Saskatchewan's Brad Wall finished first with an approval rating of 66 per cent, followed by second-place Stephen McNeil, premier of Nova Scotia, at 57 per cent. Wall finished first in Angus Reid's same survey in 2012.

"Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia are the only provinces where more respondents approve of their premiers' performance than disapprove," the survey reads.

Coming in fourth behind Clarke was Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne at 35 per cent.

Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Kathy Dunderdale finished last with an surveyed approval of 24 per cent.

Alberta Premier Alison Redford tied for third-last in the poll at 31 per cent.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Painter enters the race for Vernon council
 
Film setting scene in North Okanagan
 
Rescues take flight
Penticton mayoral candidates vilified in poster capaign
 
Slocan Valley trail to remain non-motorized
 
South Okanagan wild horse issue will only get worse
UBCM demands more time in recycling dispute
 
B.C. cities demand greater oil pipeline scrutiny, safety
 
A mid-season update from the Black Jack Cross Country Ski Club

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 1 edition online now. Browse the archives.