Is BC really polarized over Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain?

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto The Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion project is one of the most hotly debated issues in Canadian politics in years. It would be easy to surmise that public opinion is deeply divided, and firmly entrenched. But our most recent poll of BC adults on this topic tells a somewhat different

Public Attitudes on Oil, Pipelines, Climate, and Change

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We’ve been tracking opinion about oil, energy, pipelines and climate change for several years and late this summer returned to that subject in a nationwide study. Here are the highlights of our findings: Canadians are becoming more convinced that oil will experience a decline in demand in the next

PIPELINE POLITICS IN 2016

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto For several years, construction of new pipelines to get Canadian oil to offshore markets have generated controversy involving environmental groups, industry, and politicians. But where does the public actually stand? Our latest survey included a series of questions designed to characterize the current mood. Here’s what we found: •

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