Dominion Institute’s new Canadian Icons Survey Reveals Some Not-So-Familiar Faces

Only Four in Ten (41%) Canadians Can Identify Sir John A Macdonald and Only One Half (49%) Can Identify the Governor General based on their Picture. Meanwhile, Terry Fox (88%) and Celine Dion (87%) are the Most Recognizable.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Toronto, ON — As Canada celebrates its 142nd birthday on July 1st, a new Ipsos Reid poll conducted on behalf of the Dominion Institute has revealed that many Canadians cannot identify the names of ten iconic Canadians, both past and present, from a picture provided to them.

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Dominion Institute’s new <em>Canadian Icons</em> Survey Reveals Some Not-So-Familiar Faces

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