Feb 07 CanadaSpeaks! 2012 National Public Opinion Poll
Canadians Reject Possible Cuts to Health and Medical Research in Upcoming Federal BudgetNew national poll reinforces Canadians’ resolve to stay the course in health and medical research
OTTAWA, February 7th, 2012 – An overwhelming majority of Canadians (74%) reject the idea of federal cuts to health research in the upcoming 2012 Federal Budget. Most Canadians think that the federal government should maintain (45%) or increase (30%) funding for health and medical research.
Research Canada: An Alliance for Health Discovery asked Angus Reid Public Opinion to conduct a public opinion survey of 1,000 Canadian adults to gauge the importance Canadians place on health research in the context of Canada’s current economic challenges and in advance of Federal Budget 2012. The survey updates selected results from the landmark Research Canada 2006 survey. Read more.