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Canada Tilts Leftward

The Canadian public is on a distinct tilt to the left, says a new national public opinion poll, suggesting concern over wealth distribution has traction beyond the Occupy tents and protest parades.

The nationwide poll suggests the New Democratic Party would form a minority federal government if this were election day and a strong majority of Canadians believe the country suffers from an income gap, where the rich are getting too rich and the poor are getting too poor.

via NDP making huge gains as Canada tilts leftward: poll | News | National Post.

In fact the poll showed that the popular vote of the undecided was higher for the NDP than the Conservatives.

Now, if the country can just hang on for the next few years without the current government dismantling health care and education and pouring oil all over any green space…



Lilian is the author of Web of Angels, a novel about a mom with DID (multiple personalities). She's also the author of the historical novels, The River Midnight and The Singing Fire, about secrets, friendship and motherhood in 19th century Poland and London.

One thought on “Canada Tilts Leftward

  1. Fair Vote Canada (proportional representation instead of first-past-the-post) would make sure no government got into power when so few actually voted them in. If we change our electoral system we’d get a party like the NDP – a party wanting to reduce the growing disparity in our incomes. Of course, those in power don’t want to see this happen. They’re against Fair Vote Canada.

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