Canadians split on refugee health: Poll

Opinion divided over whether refugee claimants should get same health care as Canadians.

Embassy Photo: Sam Garcia
Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander speaks to reporters in Ottawa in June. Forum Research's Lorne Bozinoff says opinions on refugee health are split between the "Tories versus everyone else."
Laura Beaulne-Stuebing
Published: Wednesday, 08/13/2014 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 08/20/2014 4:31 pm EDT

Despite the hay made over federal cuts to refugee health care, Canadians are pretty evenly split on the issue, a recent poll suggests. 

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