Canadians Hope Tories Give 'Fresh Start' to Foreign Relations

A recent poll shows Canadians trust Stephen Harper to revive our relations with the U.S. and boost defence spending, yet many fear he'll be just as bad as his predecessor when it comes to aiding the world's poor.

Sarah McGregor
Published: Wednesday, 02/22/2006 12:00 am EST

As Foreign Minister Peter MacKay makes his international debut in Europe this week, a new poll shows that Canadians have high hopes of improved foreign relations with the new Conservative government at the helm.

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