April 06, 2017

New survey finds almost half of Canadians have unfavourable view of Islam

StaffRebel Columnist

A new survey by Angus Reid has found close to half of Canadians view unfavourably Islam and don't support someone wearing Islamic clothing.

According to the survey, only 29 per cent of Canadians supported someone wearing a burka in public and 32 per cent approved of the niqab. Meanwhile, the kippah, Star of David and Crucifix were approved by 85, 87 and 90 per cent of Canadians.

The survey also claims that “Older Canadians, those over the age of 55, hold a more favourable view of both Christianity and Judaism than their younger compatriots, while Millennials hold are more likely to favour Islam, Buddhism, Sikhism and Hinduism than older cohorts.”

However, Quebec's approval of Islam has doubled since 2009 from 15 per cent to 30 per cent.

What do you think? Let us know in the comments.

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commented 2017-04-12 00:47:17 -0400
The survey shows there is a lot of room for education on religious symbols in Canada.

For one thing the vast majority of nuns have not worn habits for decades. Are the 88% saying they should start wearing them again?
commented 2017-04-09 17:18:47 -0400
If only 1/2 of the population had a unfavourable view I can only assume that the other 1/2 were muslims and libtards. Islam is completely incompatible with any free society, and the faster Canadians wake to this the better. I strongly agree that everyone has a right to their own opinion and religious beliefs, however not when they will not tolerate other peoples views and that in a nut shell is Islam. I would suggest that the libtards out there read up on sharia law, and while they are at it look up who muslims consider infidels and what they are taught to do about us. Also look up the statistics on muslim population % in Europe and see what happens when their numbers grow.
commented 2017-04-08 19:06:17 -0400
And what about the second half? Do they think it’s a sweet religion?
commented 2017-04-08 15:13:13 -0400
I do not and will not accept islam within our borders. I have looked at the quraan and have highlighted all the siras that call for the destruction of persons who are not the followers of that evil culture. they need to be sent away back to their own countries.
commented 2017-04-07 19:00:00 -0400
Man, Wilfrid did have sunny ways compared to Justin.
commented 2017-04-07 15:31:15 -0400
Wilfrid Laurier’s ideas on Immigrants and being a Canadian in 1907.

‘In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes a Canadian and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person’s becoming in every facet a Canadian, and nothing but a Canadian.

There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is a Canadian, but something else also, isn’t a Canadian at all. We have room for but one flag, the Canadian flag. We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language. And we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the Canadian people.’

Wilfrid Laurier 1907

How dare Justin disrespect Canada and Canadians this way, ignoring those great Canadians who came before him and built this country up. Justin Trudeau is a disgrace and will go down in history as the PM who put in the last knife and twisted it. I hope Canada is strong enough to withstand his reign of terror and can be quickly rebuilt and fortified against a similar insult to our sovergnty ever again.
commented 2017-04-07 12:34:09 -0400
Well said Alan Peterson. Islam is NOT a religion of peace! They took in the Trojan Horse in Europe and we all see what is happening now. Impeach jihadi justin before it is too late here!
commented 2017-04-07 09:04:28 -0400
Surprise, Surprise. Wonder if all the violence from the “religion of peace” has anything to do with it? B.T.W. Where are the trolls? Sulking somewhere?
commented 2017-04-07 02:04:20 -0400
" … but I don’t see why anybody here would be happy with what it reveals. …"

Why? It could be a number of muslim Canadians (first or second generation) that were polled so of course they’d be happy or approve. Other than that its hard to guess why someone would approve unless they are cheering for the demise of western culture and freedoms.
commented 2017-04-07 01:01:24 -0400
HYACINTH—Thanks for the link, but I don’t see why anybody here would be happy with what it reveals. Basically its saying that we are being swamped with a huge Muslim growth. It doubles every decade.
commented 2017-04-07 00:11:38 -0400
“However, Quebec’s approval of Islam has doubled since 2009 from 15 per cent to 30 per cent.”

- This is the reason why.
“The Muslim population exceeded the one million mark, according to the survey, almost doubling its population for the third-consecutive decade. However, the survey results should be taken with caution. Experts say the voluntary nature of the survey, which replaced the mandatory long-form census, leaves gaps in the data from groups that tend not to respond to such surveys, such as new immigrants.”
- Translation the number is higher than actually reported.
commented 2017-04-06 23:33:41 -0400
The issue, Drew is numbers. As my Egyptian friend said, “When you have 5 or 7% muslims you will have no problems. When you have 10-15 percent muslims they will start making demands. When you have 20% plus they will start bullying and demanding sharia law.”

So 50% of canadians will join the other 50% as the number of muslims grows. Islam make itself an odious presence wherever it goes.
commented 2017-04-06 22:05:46 -0400
I actually have no qualms about my current coworkers and one of my current department heads, they are Muslim but only 2 have a beard and they do quietly pray in the break room and do it during breaks, one of them recently married a woman back in Packistan and in the pictures she is not wearing a burka or even a head scarf.
commented 2017-04-06 17:27:19 -0400
Since 9/11 – IN THE NAME OF ISLAM (SATAN): 33,094 Attacks, 212,883 Killed, 294,396 Injured that we know of.
commented 2017-04-06 17:11:26 -0400
Millennials are likely motivated by a hatred for Christianity that has them choosing Christianity’s natural enemy, Islam.
commented 2017-04-06 16:37:49 -0400
Less than 50%? Unreal, the numbers are higher than that. The burka and niqab are symbols of oppression and nothing more. No male will dominate a free thinking North American that way. Those items have the potential for deception (i.e. is it male or female under there, who knows).
commented 2017-04-06 16:15:32 -0400
Why would Canadians support someone wearing Islamic clothing, when it hides their identity, scares small children,and is clearly a show of Islam’s desire to dominate Canada?

John Kievit, “I don’t approve of political Islam.”
Then you don’t support Islam John, learn to just say it. You cannot cut the ‘political’ out of Islam.
commented 2017-04-06 15:43:07 -0400
It looks good on Quebec. Maybe if we’re lucky the proportion of Quebecers who are Muslim will pass 50% (probably wouldn’t actually need more than 30%) and they will agitate to separate from Canada to form their own Islamic republic! A win-win!
commented 2017-04-06 14:17:37 -0400
From the Header, “A new survey by Angus Reid has found close to half of Canadians view unfavourably Islam”

Yes and the other half are to afraid to tell the truth.

I would suggest that these people check out the meaning of Jihad and Hijrah. They should also be aware of the fact that there are 96 verses in the Quran that demand the death of all Christians.

Forget about Islamophobia and start to worry about Trudeauophobia, for it is He who is importing Muslims by the thousands.
commented 2017-04-06 13:52:01 -0400
Angus Reid is just another propaganda pollster.
commented 2017-04-06 13:48:59 -0400
I don’t approve of political Islam.