Trump’s overall approval rating among Canadian voters peaked at 28 per cent during the 10 days that Mainstreet polled, while 52 per cent of Canadians gave Trudeau a thumbs up for the job he is doing. National Post
National Post: Canadians deeply dislike Trump, but prefer him to Trudeau on economy, security: poll
OTTAWA — Despite deep overall disapproval of U.S. President Donald Trump, Canadians prefer Trump’s approach to managing the economy and national security over the approach of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, according to a poll taken on the eve of Trump’s inauguration.
The poll from Mainstreet Research, provided exclusively to the National Post, is the latest survey to show that a significant majority of Canadians have a dim view of Trump.
But it is the first poll that compares Trump to Trudeau across a range of personal characteristics and policy areas.
Trudeau easily tops Trump among Canadian voters when it come to perceptions of intelligence, compassion, honesty and several other measures.
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WNU Editor: I'm not sure of this poll .... especially when I saw this ....
.... But on economic policy, 53 per cent of Canadians approve of what Trump is doing versus 43 per cent of Canadians who approve of what Trudeau is doing. Trudeau’s “disapproval” rating on economic policy is 41 per cent while Trump’s disapproval on this issue is just 22 per cent.
I live in Quebec and the GF lives in eastern Ontario .... and support for Prime Minister Trudeau's economic policies are nowhere near 43%.
On a side note .... both leaders are meeting tomorrow .... Trump will meet Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for the first time Monday (AP).
Update: Trudeau is the 3rd leader hosted by Trump: Here's how the first 2 meetings went (CBC).