Justin takes the lead, according to a new poll.
While there's a myriad of possible reasons as to why Trudeau is ahead in the province, his handling of the pandemic could be the biggest. Among the Quebecers polled, 46% believed that health care is the most pressing issue in the upcoming election and 53% said the current prime minister "has performed well on pandemic management."
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Overall, the Liberals lead in Quebec with 34% of decided and leaning voters intending to vote for Trudeau. Somewhat close behind is the Bloc Québecois, holding 28% of voter intention in the province.
The Conservatives edge the NDP in Quebec, with both parties holding a smaller 17% and 12% respectively.
The Green Party, meanwhile, only holds 6% of intended voters.
Overall, 51% of Canadians believe that Trudeau has done a "good job" managing COVID-19 despite the fact that 56% of Canadians have an "unfavourable" opinion of the prime minister.