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.

If you are already a subscriber

Subscribe to Embassy

Subscribe to the print and electronic editions and get instant access to Embassy online.

Sign up for a free trial

For access to the website.

Comments that appear on the site are not the opinion of Embassy. Personal attacks, name-calling, offensive language, and unsubstantiated allegations are not allowed. For more information on our commenting policies, please see our Community Discussion Rules page.

Newcomer Fall 2014

This Week's Issue
policy briefings

November 26, 2014