Canadian Public Opinion Trends
Source Canadian Opinion Research Archive
http:///www.queensu.ca/cora/trends
Approval: Foreign Policy
Generally speaking, do you approve or disapprove of the way the current federal government is handling foreign policy?
Year Month Approve Disapprove DK Valid N Variable Survey Firm
1985 April 49.8 22.8 27.3 2045 Q130N5 FC853 Environics
1985 September 45.7 24.4 29.8 2057 Q86N5 FC855 Environics
1986 February 47.3 27.6 25.1 2059 Q92E FC862 Environics
1986 September 45.9 28.2 25.8 2039 Q113E FC864 Environics
1987 March 41.2 31.4 27.4 2020 Q2E FC872 Environics
1987 November 43.8 27.9 28.3 2044 Q1E FC881 Environics
1988 May 44.6 26 29.4 2053 Q2E FC883 Environics
1989 June 47.1 29.5 23.4 2003 Q3E FC893 Environics
1989 December 49.4 31 19.6 2002 Q5E FC901 Environics
1990 March 43.3 32.7 24 2002 Q2E FC902 Environics
1990 June 46.8 29.6 23.6 2029 Q3E FC903 Environics
1990 October 43.4 35.2 21.4 2019 Q2E FC904 Environics
1991 January 40.9 37.3 21.8 2220 Q2E FC911 Environics
1991 April 42 33.5 24.5 2021 Q2E FC912 Environics
1991 July 42.9 34.8 22.3 2012 Q9E FC913 Environics
1991 October 40.8 36.3 23.1 1531 Q2E FC914 Environics
1992 February 36.5 36.2 27.3 2001 Q2E FC921 Environics
1992 May 37.9 36.7 25.4 2005 Q2E FC922 Environics
1992 August 43.3 37 19.7 2019 Q3E FC923 Environics
1992 November 38.7 34.3 27.1 2022 Q2E FC924 Environics
1993 March 40.7 36.2 23.2 2042 Q2E FC931 Environics
1993 June 41.8 35.7 22.5 2002 Q2E FC932 Environics
1993 August 39.7 35.4 24.9 2001 Q2E FC933 Environics
1993 December 40.2 30.5 29.3 2002 Q2E FC934 Environics
1994 March 46.3 34.4 19.3 2020 Q4E FC941 Environics
1994 June 47.2 30.6 22.2 2026 Q2E FC942 Environics
1994 September 45.7 28.2 26.1 2001 Q4E FC943 Environics
1994 December 46.6 32.3 21.1 1996 Q2E FC944 Environics
1995 March 48.2 30.5 21.3 2003 Q2E FC951 Environics
1995 June 45 32.8 22.2 2037 Q2E FC952 Environics
1995 September 41.9 33 25 2022 Q8E FC953 Environics
1995 December 45.6 30.6 23.8 2005 Q2E FC954 Environics
1996 March 44.5 29.6 25.9 2034 Q2E FC961 Environics
1996 June 42.5 29.4 28.1 2015 Q5E FC962 Environics
1997 October 52.1 27.3 20.6 1953 Q117A FC973 Environics
1997 December 52.8 24.3 22.9 1948 Q99A FC974 Environics
1998 March 52.3 26.2 21.5 1936 Q135A FC981 Environics
1998 June 49.4 26.7 23.9 1942 Q110A FC982 Environics
1998 October 54.2 25.1 20.7 1942 Q120A FC983 Environics
1998 December 48.2 27.3 24.2 1921 Q125A FC984 Environics
1999 March 47.9 30.5 21.6 1986 Q70A FC991 Environics
1999 June 51.3 26 22.7 1919 Q102A FC992 Environics
1999 September 47.2 29.1 23.8 1943 Q74A FC993 Environics
1999 December 68.9 31.1 - 1723 Q85A FC994 Environics
2000 March 68.4 31.6 - 1681 Q72A FC001 Environics
2000 June 70.2 29.8 - 1723 Q70A FC002 Environics
2000 September 69.4 30.6 - 1732 Q40A FC003 Environics
2000 December 71.1 28.9 - 1682 Q36A FC004 Environics
2001 April 65.7 34.3 - 1184 Q66A FC011 Environics
2001 June 61 39 - 1199 Q70A FC012 Environics
2001 September 67.1 32.9 - 1107 Q69A FC013 Environics
2001 December 66.1 33.9 - 1169 Q120A FC014 Environics
2003 Q1 60.9 34.3 4.9 1340 Q65A FC031 Environics
2003 Q2 54.3 36.1 9.5 1334 Q85A FC032 Environics
2003 Q3 55.7 35 9.3 1297 Q78A FC033 Environics
2003 Q4 68 25 7 1280 Q40_1 FC034 Environics
2004 Q1 60.2 29.8 10 1359 Q83A FC041 Environics
2004 Q3 59.3 34.4 6.2 1362 Q89A FC043 Environics
2004 Q4 54 37 9 1440 Q27_1 FC044 Environics
2005 Q1 51.3 36.8 12 1004 Q23A FC051 Environics
2005 Q3 56.1 36 7.9 1363 Q81A FC053 Environics
2006 Q1 47.8 36.6 15.7 1354 Q9A FC061 Environics
2006 Q2 44.3 43.9 11.7 1277 Q9A FC062 Environics
2006 Q3 46.5 46.4 7.1 1285 Q57A FC063 Environics
2006 Q4 43.1 45.2 11.7 1311 Q21A FC064 Environics
2007 Q1 47.2 44.9 7.9 1296 Q21A FC071 Environics
2007 Q2 40.6 48.2 11.2 1279 Q8_1 FC072 Environics
2007 Q3 47.8 43.6 8.6 1288 Q58A FC073 Environics
2007 Q4 63.0 57.0 - 1193 Q57A FC074 Environics
2008 Q1 44.0 44.9 11.1 1356 Q8A FC081 Environics
2008 Q2 40.3 44.8 14.9 1380 Q12A FC082 Environics
2009 Q1 54.2 34.1 11.7 1326 Q25_A FC091 Environics
2009 Q2 46.8 40.4 12.7 989 Q16A FC092 Environics