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This survey is conducted in collaboration with the Association for Canadian Studies (ACS) and published in the Canadian Press.
Residential Schools and the Tragedy in Kamloops
- 66% of Canadians think the Church should bear the responsibility for the tragedies committed at residential schools, while 34% think the Government of Canada should be held responsible.
- 80% of Canadians are expecting more tragedies to be uncovered. They think that the remains of the 215 Indigenous children discovered at a previous residential school site in Kamloops is only the tip of the iceberg.
- 77% of Canadians agree that the government should order all the grounds surrounding former residential schools in Canada to be systematically searched through digs to find out if what happened in Kamloops also happened in other places.
Reopening the Canada-U.S. Land Borders
- If the United States decides to unilaterally reopen its land borders with Canada, 17% of Canadians would travel to the United States despite COVID-19 restrictions upon reentering Canada.
- More than twice as many Americans (78%) as Canadians (36%) would support reopening the borders between Canada and the United States this summer to tourists from the other country.
- For the first time since mid-March 2020, more Canadians are not afraid (51%) than afraid (45%) of contracting the coronavirus.
- 61% of Canadians and 62% of Americans think the worst of the COVID-19 crisis is behind us.
This web survey was conducted from June 4, 2021 to June 6, 2021 with 1,539 Canadians and 1,004 Americans, 18 years of age or older, randomly recruited from LEO’s online panel.
To view the June 8, 2021 report, CLICK HERE.
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