More than half are concerned Syrian refugees invited to Canada will get preferential treatment in the immigration queue (54%), and one third are “very” concerned (34%).
Almost exactly equal proportions believe the Syrian refugees due to arrive in Canada will have a positive impact on the country (34%), will NOT have a positive impact (34%) or have no opinion on the question (32%).
One half are opposed because “we have enough problems in this country already” (49%), while about one third each oppose the plan because “refugees are a terrorist threat” (39%) or because they object to the cost of the exercise (35%).
One tenth have already donated money or goods to refugee relief (9%), and a further one quarter plan to do so in the future (23%).
Just less than half support the government’s plan to resettle thousands of refugees over the next few months in Canada (48%).
Forum’s Interactive Voice Response (IVR) polling methodology again proves to be a precise tool for measuring public opinion, accurately predicting that the Liberals would form a majority government.
Just more than one half will vote Liberal (54%), while 3-in-10 (31%) will vote for the Progressive Conservatives.
Just more than half will vote Liberal (52%), while about 3-in-10 will vote Progressive Conservative (29%).
One half disagree Canada should end its bombing mission against ISIS in the Mideast (51%) and an identical proportion disapprove of the federal government’s plan to settle 25,000 Syrian refugees in Canada (51%).
One quarter had already received a flu shot (25%) and one third were planning to get one (33%).
Visualize the latest Toronto election poll results on our interactive map.
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