March 30, 2017

Poll marking Constitution Day reveals public at odds with progressive elites

Brian LilleyArchive

In honour of Constitution Day, the Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) commissioned a poll from IPSOS which revealed some interesting results on a number of issues that our political and media establishment elites consider settled.

There are some things in this poll of 1,003 Canadians across the country, that make my heart sing and some that make my heart sink.

But on so many issues, this poll shows that there is a disconnect between the elite view of our progressive political better-thans, the media establishment and regular Canadians.

Watch as I break it down for you, beginning with what I don’t like and moving on to what gives me hope.

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commented 2017-03-31 10:47:26 -0400
Guaranteed income I would support if
Drug testing.
no subsidies for working age people.
no free housing
no use of food bank
pay health care fees.

Proof of looking for employment.
Money management courses mandatory for those who cant.
Exempt the elderly and,disabled.
Get rid of EI welfare systems.
commented 2017-03-31 10:37:50 -0400
Let me get this straight…. 1003 Canadians were polled? How is that even close to a fair amount of Canadians to represent any sort of valuable statistics?
Keith Barnes, you are so right, nothing good will happen in Canada until Trudeau and his destroy Canada agenda a history. Allah Akbar!
commented 2017-03-31 09:20:34 -0400
The dictator is silencing the people. Canada is being turned into a dictatorship, and the police are the tools being used to silence us.
commented 2017-03-30 22:31:02 -0400
Off Topic. A man in Winnipeg attending a Justin Trudeau photo Op about Child Care calls out Jihadi Justin about Globalists and calls him a “Scumbag”. Finally! The man deserves a medal! The lugenpresse is furious! The man was removed by Jihadi Justin’s security!
commented 2017-03-30 22:15:23 -0400
Great Poll, great piece Brian – Thks!

It really gives a snapshot of Canada, and what we need to work on. Only one I’m not so sure Brian, the guaranteed income. To many, that may have meant our current welfare system, not necessarily the new fandangled one Wynn is testing out.
commented 2017-03-30 21:15:47 -0400
MUTA WEEN commented 30 mins ago
A Constitution that would allow our right of free speech to be squelched and usurped by Islam ? It isn’t worth the paper it is written on.
The whole idea is to repeal the constitution through our next government who stands by the campaign pledge and promised to do so and return property rights as well as personal freedoms back to the people… Pierre Elliott was responsible for where we are today and his son is capitalizing on his work.
We should be focusing on these things.!
Only one conservative candidate has made this part of his campaign platform.!
commented 2017-03-30 21:04:55 -0400
Viewing such conflicting results can only give one conclusion – that your average Canadian hasn’t a grasp of the higher concepts and definitions of ideology, civil philosophy, history and law needed to answer a simple poll on Canadian statism with any degree of linear congruity of thought.

If this is the political/legal acumen of the average skilled worker I shudder to hear the concepts about state and nation harbored by the beta cucks and commie snowflakes on campus undergoing their anti-Canadian lobotomies.

Oh Canada I weep for thee. Thy native sons have sold thee out for a cheap commie handout.
commented 2017-03-30 20:42:04 -0400
A Constitution that would allow our right of free speech to be squelched and usurped by Islam ? It isn’t worth the paper it is written on.
commented 2017-03-30 20:17:21 -0400
Keith Barnes… The next most important thing happens after Trudeau and his crew have been removed… The restoration of Canada’s Constitution and the protection of the people’s private property must be paramount..
With the constitution properly amended the rest of Canada’s problems will vanish and all we need is the “right man for the job”to make this happen…
Andrew Scheer is the only candidate running that has made constitutional amendment part of his campaigning and political platform.!
commented 2017-03-30 19:52:30 -0400
Nothing will happen until Trudeau and his gang of misfits are eliminated.
commented 2017-03-30 19:00:47 -0400
CANADIAN MONGREL commented 2 hours ago
The problem is the first article of the Papa Doc constitution. Until it is erased or severely amended, we will not have the rule of law but the rule of judges.
A return to a sound Constitution and the rule of law will take care of every problem Canada faces today.!! More Canadians need to realize this as the country we know de-evolves beyond the recognition of it from 25 years ago.!!
commented 2017-03-30 17:56:55 -0400
Thanks Brian Lilley. I usually don’t pay much attention to polls, the pollsters seem to rely on a 1000 people when our country has at least 36 million. If they interviewed a 1000 per province and territory, I might take the results more seriously.
commented 2017-03-30 17:20:35 -0400
Re: the political disconnect between the elites and the regular peasants:

Yes Brian, but will the elites, especially the self-appointed media elites, bother recognizing this poll?

It seems to me that this poll is a prime candidate for the “sweep-under-the-rug-and-ignore” policy used by the main stream media when they encounter something they do wish the peasants to hear.
commented 2017-03-30 17:15:17 -0400
OK how about Creece.
commented 2017-03-30 17:09:13 -0400
I think that we should no longer follow the laws of the land, since the usurper has decided to nullify our borders. This is treason, and we should head to our parliament en-mass and remove this child dictator!
commented 2017-03-30 17:06:49 -0400
The problem is the first article of the Papa Doc constitution. Until it is erased or severely amended, we will not have the rule of law but the rule of judges.
commented 2017-03-30 16:14:28 -0400
You mean Kanadastan.!!
Please support Andrew Scheer in the upcoming elections as he is the only conservative that will reevaluate and repeal the mess that PET did to our constitutional rights as well as property ownership in this country…
He is a prairie boy that actually stands a chance in the upcoming elections to remove the globalist monster that we have now that concerns himself with anything and everything except the problems facing mainstream Canadians and seniors today.!!
commented 2017-03-30 16:06:21 -0400
If this poll can be believed,we are on our way to becoming Canazuela.