A new poll released by Environics (available here) has for the first time ever put the Greens ahead of the Bloc Québécois. According to this poll, the Conservatives stand at 34% versus 32% for the Liberals. The New Democrats are still down at 14%. The Greens are now in the double-digits with 11% and the Bloc is down to only 8%. This poll will surely be a huge boost to the Greens who are seeking to get Elizabeth May into the leader’s debates in this next election.
From a non-partisan perspective, it will be hard to deny the Greens access to the debates if polls continue to show trends like these ones.
With this poll, the Paulitics Polling Resource’s two trend lines are showing the following party standings: