Tag Archives: Canadian public opinion

New poll shows Canadians committed to peacekeeping

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 […]

Canadians still want out of Afghanistan

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, […]