Canadian Public Opinion Trends
Source Canadian Opinion Research Archive
http:///www.queensu.ca/cora/trends
Approval: Voting Intentions
If a Canadian federal election were held today, which one of the following parties would you vote for?
Year Month Liberal PC* NDP Reform** Bloc Social Credit Green Party Other Abstain DK Refuse Valid N Variable Survey Firm
1978 June 29.9 24 10 - - 2 - 0.4 5.5 20.9 7.1 1913 Q0 FC784 Environics
1978 September 29.4 30.1 10 - - 2 - 0.1 2.8 20.1 5.2 1812 QN FC785 Environics
1978 November 29.7 26.4 10.4 - - 2.8 - 0.8 4.4 19.7 5.6 2207 Q50 FC791 Environics
1979 March 26.8 23.4 11.1 - - 4.1 - 0.4 4 22.5 7.7 1965 Q70 FC792 Environics
1979 May 32.7 28.8 15.4 - - 3.2 - 0.7 1.6 10.6 6.8 1821 Q66 FC793 Environics
1979 June 28.8 29.6 13.6 - - 3.6 - 0.8 2.7 13.2 7.6 1700 Q27 FC794 Environics
1979 September 30.5 27.1 11.5 - - 2.2 - 0.7 3.8 14.9 9.2 1876 Q56 FC795 Environics
1979 November 33.6 19.6 13.1 - - 1.9 - 2.7 2.7 18.9 9.4 1774 Q50 FC801 Environics
1980 February 35.3 22.1 13.7 - - 1.6 - 1.6 3.4 12.5 9.8 1850 Q61 FC802 Environics
1980 April 37.9 24 16.5 - - 1.7 - 0.7 3.6 10.2 5.4 1806 Q74 FC803 Environics
1980 June 35.6 24.9 14.6 - - 0.9 - 1 2.1 14.5 6.4 1847 Q43 FC804 Environics
1980 September 39.2 25.1 11.6 - - 1 - 0.8 2.7 14.4 5.4 1844 Q74 FC805 Environics
1980 November 35.5 27.6 13.6 - - 0.9 - 0.6 2 14.8 4.9 1871 Q72 FC811 Environics
1981 February 32.4 31 13.6 - - - - 1.2 1.2 13.6 5.2 2290 Q99 FC812 Environics
1981 April 36.6 27.4 14 - - - - 1.3 3.3 12.6 4.9 1880 Q80 FC813 Environics
1981 June 29.8 31.1 17.3 - - - - 1.6 3.3 11.6 5.3 1958 Q109 FC814 Environics
1981 September 26.5 33.3 17.7 - - - - 1.7 1.8 14.7 4.3 1947 Q135 FC815 Environics
1981 November 26 29.8 18.7 - - - - 1.7 2.2 15 6.6 1924 Q98 FC821 Environics
1982 February 24.4 29.8 19.6 - - - - 1.9 3.4 15.5 5.5 1937 Q128 FC822 Environics
1982 April 22.5 30.5 19 - - - - 1.5 2.6 16.3 7.5 1964 Q111 FC823 Environics
1982 June 19.1 33 19.2 - - - - 2.5 2.5 16.8 6.9 1937 Q134 FC824 Environics
1982 September 21.4 36.4 15.4 - - - - 1.5 3.5 15.8 6.2 1942 Q116 FC825 Environics
1982 November 22.8 34.6 13.1 - - - - 0.9 3 16.2 9.4 2017 Q98 FC831 Environics
1983 February 23.8 34.9 13.8 - - - - 1 1.4 20.2 4.9 1954 Q157 FC832 Environics
1983 April 23.1 41.6 12.6 - - - - 0.7 2.3 14.2 5.6 2024 Q109 FC833 Environics
1983 June 23.3 38.5 10 - - - - 0.5 3.4 15.8 8.6 2020 Q94 FC834 Environics
1983 September 22.5 40.6 12 - - - - 0.9 3 13.7 7.4 2011 Q121 FC835 Environics
1983 November 26.1 38.1 9 - - - - 0.5 2.6 15.1 8.6 2009 Q86 FC841 Environics
1984 February 27.1 36.8 8.5 - - - - 0.6 3 16.6 3.7 2021 Q146 FC842 Environics
1984 April 27.6 30.6 7.8 - - - - 0.9 4 20.4 8.7 2003 Q98 FC843 Environics
1984 June 35.3 27.6 8.3 - - - - 1 3.5 16.7 7.6 2019 Q83 FC844 Environics
1984 September 15.7 45.5 15.3 - - - - 0.9 2.2 10.2 10.3 2037 Q110 FC845 Environics
1984 November 17.5 46.4 16.3 - - - - 0.8 2.3 9.6 2.4 2021 Q112 FC851 Environics
1985 February 19.2 42.8 14.9 - - - - 0.5 2.5 12.3 7.7 2052 Q166 FC852 Environics
1985 April 19.9 41.1 17.5 - - - - 0.8 2.9 11.2 4.2 2045 Q134 FC853 Environics
1985 June 23.5 38.2 17.3 - - - - 0.7 3 11 4.3 2058 Q92 FC854 Environics
1985 September 24.8 30.5 19.3 - - - - 0.5 3.7 12.9 5.9 2057 Q72 FC855 Environics
1985 November 27.7 28.3 16.5 - - - - 0.4 2.9 16.4 4.9 2040 Q106 FC861 Environics
1986 February 27.9 29 18.9 - - - - 0.8 3.4 14.8 5.2 2014 Q106 FC862 Environics
1986 June 28.1 25.8 17.8 - - - - 0.7 4 15.3 5.4 2038 Q150 FC863 Environics
1986 September 27.3 23.2 21.1 - - - - 0.7 3.3 18.6 5.9 1984 Q116 FC864 Environics
1987 May 26.3 19 28 - - - - 1.2 4.6 15.7 5.3 1981 Q111 FC873 Environics
1987 September 26.4 17.3 29.1 - - - - 1.3 4.4 14.7 6.8 1968 Q117 FC874 Environics
1987 November 27.3 22.9 21.9 - - - - 0.6 3.7 18.4 5.2 1984 Q123 FC881 Environics
1988 February 31.7 22.9 23.5 - - - - 0.9 3.5 14 3.5 1989 Q109 FC882 Environics
1988 May 26.2 22 22.4 - - - - 1.3 4.5 17.3 6.5 1994 Q117 FC883 Environics
1988 October 19.3 27.6 25.1 - - - - 2 4 14.9 7 1969 Q118 FC884 Environics
1988 December 20.8 28.4 26.7 - - - - 20.3 3.8 0 0 689 Q102 FC891 Environics
1989 March 23.2 29.6 18.3 - - - - 2.9 3.6 15.2 7.2 1948 Q116 FC892 Environics
1989 June 26.4 22.8 18.8 1.2 - - - 2.3 5.3 17.1 6.2 1947 Q117 FC893 Environics
1989 October 27.9 23.5 19.1 1.6 - - - 1.6 4.1 15.3 6.8 1945 Q125 FC894 Environics
1989 December 28.4 17.6 21.5 2 - - - 1.7 5.2 17.2 6.4 1943 Q99 FC901 Environics
1990 March 32.5 15.2 19.8 2.9 - - - 1.1 4.6 17.6 6.3 1936 Q102 FC902 Environics
1990 June 30.6 15.5 18.7 2.8 - - - 2.3 6.2 15.9 7.8 1972 Q100 FC903 Environics
1990 October 20.7 12.4 29 7.9 6 - - 1.2 4 13.6 5.3 1944 Q95 FC904 Environics
1991 January 20.5 10.5 24.9 7.9 6.5 - - 0.5 4.1 19.7 5.4 2130 Q58 FC911 Environics
1991 April 21.7 10.1 21.4 10.6 7.8 - - 1 4.2 18.1 5.1 1959 Q82 FC912 Environics
1991 July 23.5 8 16.9 11.5 8.5 - - 1.1 4.7 19.3 6.6 1951 Q120 FC913 Environics
1991 October 24.8 9 18.8 10.3 8.4 - - 0.6 4 17.5 6.5 1931 Q95 FC914 Environics
1992 February 25.9 7.5 15.4 10.3 7.8 - - 0.8 5.9 20.7 5.6 1951 Q77 FC921 Environics
1992 May 27.3 8.4 14.1 8.8 7 - - 1.1 4.6 23.6 5 1938 Q104 FC922 Environics
1992 August 25.7 9.8 13.7 9.7 7.7 - - 0.9 6.5 21 5 1950 Q76 FC923 Environics
1992 November 27.8 10 12.8 10.8 8.4 - - 0.8 5.2 18.8 5.5 1946 Q89 FC924 Environics
1993 March 36.3 16.7 13.2 10 8.5 - - 1.4 6.6 7.3 0 1523 Q84 FC931 Environics
1993 June 32 15 8.9 7 9.4 - - 1.8 3.3 17.6 4.9 1958 Q58 FC932 Environics
1993 August 24.1 17.1 5.8 6.7 8.5 - - 1.2 6 24.7 6 1939 Q74 FC933 Environics
1993 December 40.3 6 5.3 14.7 10.1 - - 1.5 4 12.7 5.4 1939 Q47 FC934 Environics
1994 March 41.8 5.9 5.5 12.6 9.1 - - 0.9 5.1 14.7 4.3 1941 Q116 FC941 Environics
1994 June 40.1 6.9 5.1 11.1 8.6 - - 0.8 5.3 17.1 5.1 1967 Q106 FC942 Environics
1994 September 37.2 7.2 7.1 10 8.9 - - 0.8 4.8 20.3 3.5 1933 Q94 FC943 Environics
1994 December 41.3 7.7 6.8 8.5 10.1 - - 0.3 4.6 16.4 4.3 1942 Q49 FC944 Environics
1995 March 39.4 5.8 6.1 8.8 10.3 - - 0.6 3.6 18.2 7.1 1935 Q59 FC951 Environics
1995 June 37.2 9 6.7 8.4 9.1 - - 0.5 5.2 18.5 5.4 1981 Q70 FC952 Environics
1995 September 36.1 7.5 6.7 8.8 9.5 - - 0.7 5.4 18 7.3 1938 Q94 FC953 Environics
1995 December 36 7.3 6.8 9.3 10.2 - - 0.8 4.4 18.8 6.3 1917 Q71 FC954 Environics
1996 March 36.3 6.8 6.8 9.4 10.4 - - 0.2 4.7 18.7 6.7 1992 Q143 FC961 Environics
1996 June 33.8 9.5 9.5 7.8 11 - - 0.7 4.3 16.9 6.5 1954 Q68 FC962 Environics
1996 Q3 35.2 9.6 7.3 7.5 9.7 - - 0.3 4.3 19.1 7 1965 Q88 FC963 Environics
1996 Q4  30.8 9 8 7.4 8.8 - - 0.7 5.4 22.5 7.3 1927 Q97 FC964 Environics
1997 Q1  30.3 10.3 7.8 7.7 8.4 - - 0.4 5.2 22.4 7.4 1954 Q104 FC971 Environics
1997 July 32.1 10.2 9.9 12.4 6.4 - - 0.6 5.9 13.2 9.2 1941 Q101 FC972 Environics
1997 October 31.9 10.1 9.4 11.7 8.2 - - 0.7 5.6 16.4 5.9 1953 Q118 FC973 Environics
1997 December 34.5 8.6 7.6 9.3 9.1 - - 0.8 5.1 17.9 7 1948 Q100 FC974 Environics
1998 March 32.7 8.1 7.5 10.1 8.3 - - 0.8 5.1 18.1 6.9 1936 Q136 FC981 Environics
1998 June 34.3 9.4 8.6 9.4 7 - - 0.8 4.4 20.9 5.2 1942 Q111 FC982 Environics
1998 October 34 8.3 8.4 9 8.3 - - 0.9 5.6 18.9 6.7 1942 Q121 FC983 Environics
1998 December 33 7.7 8.7 7.9 8.3 - - 1.1 4.9 21.4 7.1 1921 Q126 FC984 Environics
1999 March 31.8 7.9 8.3 7.4 9.6 - - 1.3 5 22 5.6 1986 Q71 FC991 Environics
1999 June 30 9.9 8 7.5 6.8 - - 1 6.1 23.2 7.4 1919 Q103 FC992 Environics
1999 September 33.8 8.9 8.8 7.8 7 - - 1.1 5.3 20.9 6.4 1943 Q75 FC993 Environics
1999 December 38.3 10.5 10.1 12.2 4.8 - - 0.7 5.4 18.1 - 2049 Q86 FC994 Environics
2000 March 32.5 9 8.8 14.9 8.8 - - 1.8 4.7 16.4 3.3 2020 Q73 FC001 Environics
2000 June 32.5 9 10.6 16.6 5.2 - - 0.9 4.7 18.1 2.5 2038 Q71 FC002 Environics
2000 September 34.9 7.1 8.6 21.3 7.7 - - 0.8 3.4 13.5 2.9 2088 Q43 FC003 Environics
2000 December 35.9 8.8 8.5 19.7 7.1 - - 5.3 - 9.6 - 2114 Q37 FC004 Environics
2001 April 33.4 12 8.4 16 7.7 - - 7.4 - 13.3 - 2035 Q67 FC011 Environics
2001 June 34.3 15.4 8.8 10.3 6.2 - - 2 7.7 11.5 - 2049 Q71 FC012 Environics
2001 September 36.6 15.5 9.4 8.9 7.2 - - 1.5 5.3 11.2 - 2031 Q70 FC013 Environics
2001 December 36.1 15 10.2 12 6.8 - - 1.7 6.3 9 - 2000 Q121 FC014 Environics
2003 Q1 35.8 11.8 11.3 12.9 7.2 - - 2.1 7.5 11.4 - 2012 Q66 FC031 Environics
2003 Q2 35.4 12.8 10.3 12.6 6.4 - - 2.3 6.5 13.7 - 2060 Q86 FC032 Environics
2003 Q3 38.1 10.9 12 11.4 7.1 - - 3 4.1 10 3.4 2001 Q79 FC033 Environics
2003 Q4 40.9 20.7 11.1 - 6.5 - - 1.2 3.1 7.5 5.6 2002 Q50 FC034 Environics
2004 Q1 28.3 21.8 13.9 - 8.1 - - 1.6 - 15.5 6.5 2014 Q87 FC041 Environics
2004 Q3 31.1 22.2 16.7 - 9.3 - - 1.9 4.3 11.2 - 1879 Q91 FC043 Environics
2004 Q4 29.3 23.3 16.2 - 9.2 - 1.7 1.3 5.4 10.6 - 2021 Q29 FC044 Environics
2006 Q1 16.7 34.7 15.8 - 8.1 - 0.1 4.3 4.2 6.8 6.9 2035 Q61 FC061 Environics
2006 Q2 18.7 31.3 15.3 - 7.4 - 3.1 3.9 2.9 6.1 5.5 2172 Q11 FC062 Environics
2006 Q4 25.4 27.7 11.5 - 6.6 - 8.4 0.4 5.6 10.4 - 2045 Q23 FC064 Environics
2007 Q1 24.8 32.4 13.9 - 7.0 - 9.6 0.8 9.5 8.6 - 1977 Q23 FC071 Environics
2007 Q2 25.1 32.8 15.0 - 6.5 - 8.6 0 2.4 9.4 - 1968 Q14 FC072 Environics
2007 Q3 24.0 30.7 16.0 - 6.1 - 9.0 0.5 2.2 11.3 - 1988 Q64 FC073 Environics
2007 Q4 23.1 33.0 14.6 - 6.3 - 9.4 0.2 2.4 10.9 - 1978 Q60 FC074 Environics
2008 Q1 23.6 31.3 14.6 - 6.6 - 10.7 0.2 3.0 9.9 - 1975 Q14 FC081 Environics
2008 Q2 24.8 30.1 14.2 - 6.9 - 8.6 0.3 3.2 11.9 - 1971 Q17 FC082 Environics
2008 Q3 18.3 29.5 16.8 - 7.1 - 8.9 0.9 3.4 15.0 - 1960 Q54 EFC083 Environics
2008 Q4 24.7 33.8 12.7 - 6.9 - 8.9 1.1 2.8 9.0 - 1947 Q21 EFC084 Environics
2009 Q1 26.9 31.6 12.6 - 8.2 - 7.4 1.0 3.3 8.9 - 1936 Q33 EFC091 Environics
2009 Q2 28.7 28.2 12.6 - 8.3 - 7.9 1.0 3.0 10.2 - 1961 Q23 EFC092 Environics
2009 Q3 21.4 33.2 12.4 - 7.2 - 8.6 0.2 6.1 10.7 - 1543 Q18 EFC093 Environics
2009 Q4 20.4 33.0 14.2 - 6.3 - 7.6 1.7 2.8 13.9 - 1175 Q18 EFC094 Environics
2010 Q1 25.0 31.9 14.0 - 8.9 - 9.1 0.1 1.8 9.3 - 1875 Q18 EFC2010 Environics
* From FC034 onwards, the Conservative Party of Canada replaces the Progressive Conservative Party.
** From FC001 onwards, the Canadian Alliance replaces the Reform Party.