A few online polls suggest Idle No More is not supported by a majority of Canadians.
Though there appears to be no major polling done as of yet, three recent online polls give some idea about the popularity of Idle No More.
The larger of the polls was on Jan.3, Winnipeg Free Press had . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Idle No More Might Be Popular No More: Polls
The good thing with fundamentalism is, it’s non-partisan.
Opposition to all oil tankers off the coast of British Columbia has shown that it’s not just conservatives that can give up on moderation and pragmatism, progressives can too.
In 2008 the Conservative government passed legislation imposing mandatory minimum sentences for certain crimes. Instead of judges determining . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Banning Tankers On BC Coast Is Fundamentally Wrong
It shouldn’t come as a surprise to British Columbians that they support an oil pipeline that endangers ecologically sensitive terrain, after all they continue to financially support every other pipeline that does the exact same thing.
Opinion polls may consistently show that a majority of BCers oppose Enbridge’s Northern Gateway oil pipeline, but their continued . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Most BCers Support Northern Gateway Pipeline