Low Canadian support for arming Syrian rebels, poll finds

Little backing, no matter the respondent’s federal party preference.

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United States President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron, and Prime Minister Stephen Harper at the G8 on June 17.
Carl Meyer
Published: Thursday, 06/20/2013 5:40 pm EDT
Last Updated: Monday, 06/24/2013 11:12 pm EDT

While Canada has been cooler than some of its allies in opening the door to arming the Syrian rebels, a new poll suggests the Harper government has a clear majority of the Canadian public on its side.

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