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Half of Canadians disapprove of airstrike on Suleimani; two-thirds say the world is now more dangerous

Politics drives opinion: past CPC voters say strike was the right call, most Liberal, NDP voters disagree January 21, 2020 – As Canadians continue to grieve for the 57 fellow citizens who were killed when Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752

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As unfavourable views of China rise, Canadians are split over wisdom of Meng arrest

Preference for trade with China has dropped by nearly half since 2015 December 11, 2019 – News that China is now moving to prosecute two Canadian citizens who have been imprisoned without charge for a year represents the latest development

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Canada-U.K. relations: warm feelings for Britain, but lukewarm appetite for two-way trade

Most Canadians see negative consequences for U.K. if it leaves EU December 6, 2019 – Over the past three years Brexit has paralyzed British politics, ended the careers of two prime ministers and threatened to re-ignite conflict between the Republic

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China-Canada relations: in fraught times, there is little consensus on how best to resolve tensions

Most say human rights should trump trade in guiding Canada’s approach to relations with China February 1, 2019 – Amid deteriorating diplomatic relations between Beijing and Ottawa triggered by the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, public opinion reflects acute

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Nine-in-ten Canadians say ‘no’ to future arms deals with Saudi Arabia; divided over cancelling current one

Two-thirds say Canada should continue public criticism of Saudi human rights abuses November 6, 2018 –  While Canadians express almost total unanimity about prohibiting future sales of weapons and defence equipment to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the latest public

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Rule Britannia & Viva Italia? As Canadian favourability toward the U.S. plummets, other G7 allies prevail

Four-in-five hold favourable view towards United Kingdom, compared to half towards the US October 26, 2018 – As Canadians reflect on their love lost for the U.S. in the age of President Trump, other G7 allies are finding themselves coming

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