Canadians widely concerned about income equality: Survey

Most Canadians feel their politicians are defending the rich to the detriment of the poor, according to a new survey of the Americas. Canadians’ views fall between those of citizens in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Americans.

The Hill Times Photo: Jake Wright
A crowd walks by Parliament Hill. There is much less trust in political institutions than there is in the armed forces and RCMP, the survey suggests.
Keith Neuman
Published: Monday, 11/19/2012 7:45 pm EST
Last Updated: Tuesday, 11/20/2012 11:59 pm EST

On Nov. 15, the non-profit Environics Institute for Survey Research released a major new public opinion study on democracy and governance. The focus of this research is on Canada, but it is part of a 26-country project encompassing the Western Hemisphere, known as the AmericasBarometer.

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