The Justin Trudeau government has enjoyed remarkably clear sailing for its first 11 months.
The Prime Minister’s personal popularity is the envy of rock stars and hockey heroes. The polls continue to show that in an election today the Liberals would command a larger share of the popular vote and win more seats than they did when they elected a majority government last October.
But there are clouds on the horizon. The easy sailing is over as the Good Ship Trudeau confronts its first stiff head winds, along with some smaller but dangerous squalls.