Support for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Liberals has fallen for the first time behind the opposition Tories, according to a poll released Tuesday. Photo: Reuters

Scandal tarnishes Canada PM Justin Trudeau’s image as poll shows he could lose power in October election

  • Canada PM on the defensive as he battles his way through the biggest crisis of his tenure
  • New opinion poll shows support for Trudeau and his Liberals has fallen for the first time behind the opposition Tories
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Support for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Liberals has fallen for the first time behind the opposition Tories, according to a poll released Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (right) with Jane Philpott at Rideau Hall in Ottawa in 2017. Photo: Reuters

‘Spectacular blow’ to Canadian PM Justin Trudeau as star minister Jane Philpott quits cabinet over his handling of SNC-Lavalin scandal

  • Treasury Board president Jane Philpott says she cannot defend the government over claims the attorney general was pressured to drop a bribery prosecution
  • Jody Wilson-Raybould resigned as attorney general last week, and has refused to say she has confidence in PM Justin Trudeau
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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (right) with Jane Philpott at Rideau Hall in Ottawa in 2017. Photo: Reuters
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