Toronto, ON – In celebration of Canada Day, Ipsos and its media partner, Global News, wanted to better understand how well Canadians know Canada. So we asked twelve questions across the country on a wide variety of topics, and by calculating the error for each province by question, discovered who has the best understanding of their people and their province.
Overall, we discovered that in some cases, Canadians have a solid understanding of their province and the country, such as how much of our provincial budgets we spend on healthcare, or how many of us smoke cigarettes.
In other cases, Canadians remain ignorant on some facts about Canada, such as how many Canadians smoke marijuana, or work in the resource sector, and how many of us volunteer, drink heavily, travel abroad, or vote.
For full results of this study, please download the report and detailed tables on the right side of the page.
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