Canadian Public Opinion Trends
Source Canadian Opinion Research Archive
http:///www.queensu.ca/cora/trends
Approval: Prime Minister
Do you approve or disapprove of the way _____________ is handling his/her job as Prime Minister?
Year Month Approve Disapprove DK/NA Valid N Variable Survey Firm
1985 June 61.2 26.8 11.9 2044 q131 FC853 Environics
1985 November 42.8 43.7 13.4 2059 q69 FC855 Environics
1986 June 41.3 47.5 11.2 2053 q94 FC862 Environics
1986 September 34.3 56.4 9.3 2042 q126 FC864 Environics
1987 March 27.4 62 10.6 2004 q151 FC871 Environics
1987 May 23.3 65.2 11.5 2019 q137 FC872 Environics
1987 September 25 66.3 8.7 1979 q113 FC873 Environics
1987 November 27.8 60.6 11.6 1965 q119 FC874 Environics
1988 February 30.2 60.5 9.3 1984 q126 FC881 Environics
1988 May 34.1 57.5 8.4 1991 q111 FC882 Environics
1988 October 35.8 56 8.2 1996 q121 FC883 Environics
1989 March 60.2 24.7 7.7 689 q104 FC891 Environics
1989 June 44.5 43.6 11.9 1949 q118 FC892 Environics
1989 October 34.3 56.9 8.9 1947 q119 FC893 Environics
1989 December 29.3 64 6.7 1947 q127 FC894 Environics
1990 March 24.6 68.1 7.3 1951 q102 FC901 Environics
1990 June 20.5 73.6 6 1940 q104 FC902 Environics
1990 October 20.7 73.7 5.5 1973 q102 FC903 Environics
1990 December 16.9 79.3 3.7 1947 q97 FC904 Environics
1991 January 16.5 78 5.5 2141 q60 FC911 Environics
1991 April 15.2 78.8 6 1964 q84 FC912 Environics
1991 July 11.8 83 5.2 1952 q122 FC913 Environics
1991 October 12.6 81.7 5.7 1934 q97 FC914 Environics
1992 February 12 82.8 5.3 1954 q80 FC921 Environics
1992 May 15.4 79.6 5 1937 q107 FC922 Environics
1992 August 18.5 75.6 5.9 1953 q79 FC923 Environics
1992 November 12.3 82.8 4.9 1953 q92 FC924 Environics
1993 March 19.2 75.8 5 1988 q87 FC931 Environics
1993 June 14.7 78.6 6.6 1961 q61 FC932 Environics
1993 August 47.9 30.7 21.4 1944 q77 FC933 Environics
1993 December 61.8 14.1 24.2 1949 q49 FC934 Environics
1994 March 64.6 22.5 12.9 1951 q118 FC941 Environics
1994 June 65.4 22.4 12.3 1975 q108 FC942 Environics
1994 September 63.4 24 12.6 1939 q96 FC943 Environics
1994 December 66.3 23.3 10.4 1944 q51 FC944 Environics
1995 March 63.3 27.3 9.4 1943 q61 FC951 Environics
1995 June 61.5 28.2 10.4 1988 q72 FC952 Environics
1995 September 60.5 28.8 10.7 1946 q96 FC953 Environics
1995 December 53.2 37.8 9 1930 q73 FC954 Environics
1996 March 53.6 35.4 10.9 1993 q145 FC961 Environics
1996 June 51 40.2 8.8 1962 q70 FC962 Environics
1996 Q3 51.5 37.8 10.7 1970 q90 FC963 Environics
1996 Q4  46 45.3 8.6 1933 q99 FC964 Environics
1997 Q1  46.3 43.5 10.2 1961 q111 FC971 Environics
1997 July 52.6 38.6 8.8 1949 q103 FC972 Environics
1997 October 54.7 35.8 9.4 1962 q120 FC973 Environics
1997 December 57.2 34.2 8.6 1952 q102 FC974 Environics
1998 March 61.2 30.6 8.2 1944 q138 FC981 Environics
1998 June 56.1 33.3 10.7 1948 q113 FC982 Environics
1998 October 54 37.8 8.2 1944 q123 FC983 Environics
1998 December 51.5 37.3 11.1 1929 q128 FC984 Environics
1999 March 49.8 41.1 9.1 1989 q73 FC991 Environics
1999 June 50.4 37.8 11.9 1931 q105 FC992 Environics
1999 September 56.4 35.4 8.1 1965 q77 FC993 Environics
1999 December 64.2 35.8 - 1924 q88 FC994 Environics
2000 March 51.5 41.4 3.8 1954 q75 FC001 Environics
2000 June 35.6 42.9 19.1 1988 q76 FC002 Environics
2000 September 55.4 38.4 3.4 2028 q50 FC003 Environics
From FC853 to FC932, the Prime Minister was Brian Mulroney.
For FC933, the Prime Minister was Kim Campbell.
From FC934 to FC003, the Prime Minister was Jean Chrétien.
Please tell me if you approve or disapprove of the way the following party leaders are doing their jobs: Prime Minister ___________?
Year Month Approve Disapprove DK/NA Valid N Variable Survey Firm
2000 December 51.2 40.5 5.2 2048 q40 FC004 Environics
2001 April 48.4 51.6 0 1878 q70 FC011 Environics
2001 June 52.8 43.8 3.4 1488 q74 FC012 Environics
2001 September 58.7 37.8 3.5 1940 q73 FC013 Environics
2001 December 53.5 42.3 4.2 1942 q124 FC014 Environics
2003 Q1 44.7 48.3 3.2 1934 q69 FC031 Environics
2003 Q2 42.2 54.1 3.7 1966 q89 FC032 Environics
2003 Q3 45.3 46.8 4.3 1930 q82 FC033 Environics
2004 Q1 53.1 38.4 8.5 2014 q92 FC041 Environics
2004 Q3 56.4 38.5 5.1 1879 q94 FC043 Environics
2004 Q4 51 44.5 4.5 2021 q32 FC044 Environics
2005 Q1 47.7 47.3 5.1 2022 q28 FC051 Environics
2005 Q2 40.9 55.8 3.3 2022 q19 FC052 Environics
2005 Q3 45.2 49.7 5.1 2024 q28 FC053 Environics
2006 Q1 61.2 26.6 12.1 2035 q64 FC061 Environics
2006 Q2 57.8 38.1 4.1 2036 q13 FC062 Environics
2006 Q3 53.1 42.3 4.5 2021 q61 FC063 Environics
2006 Q4 52.5 41.7 5.7 2045 q26 FC064 Environics
2007 Q1 54.5 39.8 5.8 2030 q26a FC071 Environics
2007 Q2 48.8 46.5 4.8 2021 q17_1 FC072 Environics
2007 Q3 52.3 41.9 5.8 2047 q66a FC073 Environics
2007 Q4 57.4 37.1 5.6 2032 q62a FC074 Environics
2008 Q1 49.4 44.8 5.8 2026 q17a FC081 Environics
2008 Q2 46.3 46.9 6.9 2025 q20a FC082 Environics
2008 Q4 41.7 54.3 4.0 2021 q24_a FC084 Environics
2009 Q1 49.5 45.3 5.2 2020 q36_a FC091 Environics
From FC004 to FC033, the Prime Minister was Jean Chrétien.
From FC041 to FC053, the Prime Minister was Paul Martin.
From FC061 onwards, the Prime Minister was Stephen Harper.