The polling firm Ipsos Reid recently asked Canadians about their spending priorities for the upcoming federal budget — and found some interesting results.
A new Nanos research poll conducted for the Globe and Mail indicates that Canadians think peacekeeping is more important than combat missions (Campbell Clark, ”Canadians pick peacekeeping over combat,” Globe and Mail, 25 October 2010). According to the poll, Canadians are strongly opposed to sending troops on any future missions reminiscent of Canada’s role in […]
Almost 80 percent of Canadians want Canadian soldiers out of Afghanistan by the end of 2011, as currently scheduled, reports a recent Ipsos-Reid poll (Carmen Chai, “Canadians want to end Afghan mission by 2011, poll shows,” Postmedia News, 5 August 2010): “These numbers are very indicative of a public that is now, in their minds, […]
Growing Number of Canadians Want Out of Afghanistan By Robert Burns 02 August 2009 Listen to the Interview Canadian public opinion polls indicate a majority of Canadians favor pulling their troops out of Afghanistan when their current mission as part of NATO is scheduled to end in December 2011. However, a growing number, says defense […]