Canada

64% say no need for election


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In a poll conducted for Postmedia News and Global news between 24th and 27th January 2011, 64% of Canadians said that there was no need for a general election and that they were happy with the way the country was going.

Liberal leader Micahel Ignatieff did not fare so well; 73% say that he should go if his party did badly in the next general election and on 13% think that he is honest.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper did slightly better with 49% thinking he should go if the Conservatives do badly in the election and about a third of the voters think he is honest.

Canada is currently run by a minority Conservative government and there has been a lot of recent talk about a snap general election being called.

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