Justin Trudeau may not be the only Canadian leader with an approval rating crisis.

New data from the Angus Reid Institute shows a three-point decline in Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s approval now at 31 per cent.

Global News has reported that the Ontario PCs are polling the public about a possible early election and the premier has refused to say he would abide by the fixed election date of June 2026.

Talk of an early provincial election is not unique to Ontario. Nova Scotia premier Tim Houston has also failed to commit to the province’s scheduled election date in July 2025. Houston’s approval rating continues to hold at 44 per cent.

Meanwhile elections are coming up this fall for three provinces — British Columbia, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick.

Saskatchewan goes to the polls October 28. Although Premier Scott Moe’s rating is down four points, in the Reid poll, his approval remains relatively high at 49 per cent. 

However New Brunswick’s Blaine Higgs is tied with Ford for the least popular premier with an election looming on Oct. 21. 

B.C.’s David Eby is down five points to 43 per cent. B.C. residents return to the polls on Oct. 19. 

Manitoba’s Wab Kinew is the most popular Canadian premier with a rating of 66 per cent, up three points. 

Newfoundland and Labrador’s Andrew Furey has seen the greatest increase in approval, with an eight-point increase to 55 per cent.

Alberta premier Danielle Smith is down two points with a new rating of 45 per cent, and Quebec’s François Legault is up four points, at 36 per cent, just above Ford and Higgs.