The two main parties are still statistically tied. The NDP is at 16.5 per cent, followed by the Green Party at 11.8 per cent and the Bloc Quebecois with 8.8 per cent.
And what EKOS’s pollster Frank Graves sees in all of this is the Tories stuck firmly at “a humble 31.” Even a “couple of home-turf gold medals” can’t push a few more votes their way, it seems
Earlier this fall, the Conservatives enjoyed a 10-point lead over the Liberals and were knocking at the door of a majority government. The landscape shifted dramatically after Mr. Harper’s decision to prorogue Parliament.