Canadian Values Index - Which Segment do you fall into?
The Angus Reid Institute's
national poll conducted in partnership with the CBC
identifies five Canadian mindsets when it comes to values.
Please choose one answer for each of the following questions on a broad range of topics in Canadian life
Your answers will determine with which of the five mindsets you are most aligned.
Canadian society should work towards...
Greater acceptance of people who are LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, queer)
More recognition of the importance of traditional families where a man is married to a woman
Canada's immigration and refugee policies should...
Give priority to people in crisis abroad
Give priority to Canada's own economic and workforce needs
In Canada, we should...
Keep God and religion completely out of public life
Publicly celebrate the role of faith in our collective lives
In the Canadian workplace:
Large public companies should be required to recruit and hire women so they're equally represented in senior management
Leave it up to large public companies to make their own hiring decisions, even if it means fewer women in senior management
Regarding health care, we should...
Encourage private medical clinics outside of the public health care system to give Canadians more choice
Prohibit private medical clinics outside of the public health care system to preserve the principle of equal access
Expand policies aimed at improving the situation for Indigenous Canadians
Work to remove any special status and programs for Indigenous Canadians
There should be...
More public support for the poor, the disadvantaged and those in economic trouble
More emphasis on a system that rewards hard work and initiative
Overall, Canada's policies should...
Emphasize environmental protection over economic growth
Emphasize economic growth over environmental protection
Overall, it would be better to...
Leave the economy more to the free market
Have more government involvement and regulation of the economy
On childcare, would you say...
A national child care program is a needed investment in the next generation
Leave it as the responsibility of parents to work out their own best child care options
When it comes to doctor-assisted dying...
It should be easier for individual Canadians to make their own end-of-life decisions
There should be lots of safeguards restricting access to doctor-assisted death
Do you think of Canada's oil industry in Alberta and other parts of the country as:
An overall liability because of the environmental risk
An overall asset because of its contribution to the Canadian economy
Please indicate which one you think is more important for a child to have:
In terms of individual success, would you say:
People who are rich mostly got there through hard work
People who are rich mostly got there through family connections or luck
In your view:
Most of the stories you see in the news can't be trusted
News media do a good job presenting the facts
Faith Based Traditionalists
Free Enterprise Enthusiasts
Public Sector Proponents