Rating the Premiers:
Saskatchewan’s Scott Moe (56%) Emerges with Highest Approval, Ontario’s Doug Ford Makes an Entry (40%) and
Newfoundland and Labrador’s Ball Tumbles Downward (32%)
June 19, 2018—Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe has emerged with the highest approval rating of any Provincial Premier in the DART Insight regular quarterly survey of constituent provincial voters across Canada. Moe, who assumed the Premiership
from former Saskatchewan Party Leader Brad Wall in January 2018 has a 56% approval rating, up four percentage points since the last sounding was taken in March 2018.
Moe is followed by British Columbia Premier John Horgan at 50% (down 2 percentage points), newly Elected Ontario Premier Doug Ford at 40% (his initial measurement taken in the days following his majority government victory), Manitoba Premier Brian
Pallister (37%, no change), Alberta Premier Rachel Notley (35%, +2), New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant (33%, +4), Newfoundland and Labrador Dwight Ball (32%, -10 points), Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil (30%, no change) and Quebec Premier Pilippe Couillard (30%, no change).