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of Canadians Support Trans Mountain Expansion
1 in 3 Strongly Support Expansion
Toronto, July 5th - In a
random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1812 Canadians
18 years of age or older, over half (TOP2: 54%) support the expansion of the
Trans Mountain Pipeline, with a third (35%) saying they support it strongly.
A third (BTM2: 35%) oppose the
expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline, with a quarter (23%) saying they
oppose it strongly.
1 in 10 (10%) did not know.
Support for Expansion primarily in the
Prairies, least in Quebec
Those who are most likely to support
the pipeline are between the ages of 45-54 (61%), 55-64 (62%), or 65+ (62%), males
(65%), the most wealthy (64%), completed college or university (58%), and
living in Alberta (82%).
Those most likely to oppose the
pipeline are between the ages of 18 to 34 (44%), female (41%), the least
wealthy (41%), have some college or university education (38%) or a
post-graduate degree (36%), or live in Québec (50%).
“Unsurprisingly, the greatest
support for the Trans Mountain Pipeline is in Alberta,” said Forum Research President,
Dr. Lorne Bozinoff. “If the Canadian oil industry continues to slow down, the
expansion project will become more and more important to election prospects in
Lorne Bozinoff, Ph.D. is the
president and founder of Forum Research. He can be reached at
firstname.lastname@example.org or at (416) 960-9603.