Canadian Public Opinion Trends
Source Canadian Opinion Research Archive
http:///www.queensu.ca/cora/trends
Approval: Taxation
Generally speaking, do you approve or disapprove of the way the current federal government is handling taxation?
Year Month Approve Disapprove DK Valid N Variable Survey Firm
1989 June 14.3 81.1 4.6 2003 Q3K FC893 Environics
1989 October 11.8 84.2 4 2005 Q2D FC894 Environics
1989 December 10 87.9 2.1 2002 Q5K FC901 Environics
1990 March 10.6 86.2 3.1 2002 Q2K FC902 Environics
1990 June 14.3 82.8 3 2029 Q3K FC903 Environics
1990 October 12.5 84.5 3 2019 Q2K FC904 Environics
1991 January 14 83.7 2.3 2220 Q2K FC911 Environics
1991 April 10.2 87.6 2.2 2021 Q2K FC912 Environics
1991 July 9 88.9 2 2012 Q9J FC913 Environics
1991 October 8.8 89.4 1.8 1531 Q2J FC914 Environics
1992 February 9.3 88.6 2.1 2001 Q2J FC921 Environics
1992 May 9.1 89.3 1.6 2005 Q2J FC922 Environics
1992 August 9.3 88.2 2.6 2019 Q3J FC923 Environics
1992 November 8.8 88.4 2.9 2022 Q2J FC924 Environics
1993 March 10.9 87.2 2 2042 Q2J FC931 Environics
1993 June 10.1 87.7 2.2 2002 Q2J FC932 Environics
1993 August 9.5 88.2 2.3 2001 Q2J FC933 Environics
1993 December 15.4 77 7.5 2002 Q2J FC934 Environics
1994 March 17.8 78.4 3.9 2020 Q4J FC941 Environics
1994 June 13.9 82.9 3.2 2026 Q2J FC942 Environics
1994 September 15 79.6 5.4 2001 Q4J FC943 Environics
1994 December 14.6 82.8 2.6 1996 Q2J FC944 Environics
1995 March 19.1 77.4 3.5 2003 Q2J FC951 Environics
1995 June 15.2 82.1 2.7 2037 Q2J FC952 Environics
1995 September 15.8 80.4 3.9 2022 Q8J FC953 Environics
1995 December 19.2 76.8 3.9 2005 Q2I FC954 Environics
1996 March 19.4 77 3.6 2034 Q2I FC961 Environics
1996 June 20.1 76.1 3.8 2015 Q5I FC962 Environics
1996 Q3  23.3 72.3 4.4 2015 Q2F FC963 Environics
1996 Q4  22.3 73.6 4.1 2000 Q2F FC964 Environics
1997 Q1  21.1 73.5 5.4 2014 Q2F FC971 Environics
1997 July 26.3 69.8 4 1941 Q100F FC972 Environics
1997 October 21 74 5 1953 Q117G FC973 Environics
1997 December 27.6 68.6 3.9 1948 Q99G FC974 Environics
1998 March 25.8 69.1 5.1 1936 Q135G FC981 Environics
1998 June 21.2 73.8 5 1942 Q110G FC982 Environics
1998 October 27.4 67.3 5.4 1942 Q120G FC983 Environics
1998 December 19.2 74.3 6.4 1921 Q125G FC984 Environics
1999 March 22.3 71.5 6.2 1986 Q70G FC991 Environics
1999 June 23.3 69.2 7.5 1919 Q102G FC992 Environics
1999 September 22.3 73.2 4.5 1943 Q74G FC993 Environics
1999 December 36.2 63.8 0 1938 Q85G FC994 Environics
2000 March 37.1 62.9 0 1900 Q72G FC001 Environics
2000 June 32.1 67.9 0 1937 Q70G FC002 Environics
2000 September 34.8 65.2 0 1973 Q40G FC003 Environics
2000 December 40.4 59.6 0 1990 Q36G FC004 Environics
2001 April 34.6 65.4 0 1358 Q66G FC011 Environics
2001 June 32.3 67.7 0 1380 Q70G FC012 Environics
2001 September 43.3 56.7 0 1167 Q69G FC013 Environics
2001 December 34.9 65 0 1292 Q120G FC014 Environics
2003 Q1 30.4 67.7 1.9 1350 Q65G FC031 Environics
2003 Q2 40.7 56.4 2.9 1338 Q85G FC032 Environics
2003 Q3 40.6 57.3 2.1 1333 Q78G FC033 Environics
2003 Q4 36.1 60.6 3.3 1288 Q40_7 FC034 Environics
2004 Q1 34.7 62.2 3.1 1348 Q83G FC041 Environics
2004 Q3 44 53.6 2.4 1365 Q89G FC043 Environics
2004 Q4 32.6 64.8 2.6 1373 Q27_7 FC044 Environics
2005 Q1 36 60.8 3.2 1002 Q23G FC051 Environics
2005 Q3 43 54.5 2.6 1320 Q81G FC053 Environics
2006 Q1 32 58.1 9.8 1334 Q9G FC061 Environics
2006 Q2 41.7 53.5 4.8 1283 Q9G FC062 Environics
2006 Q3 50.4 44.3 5.3 1261 Q57G FC063 Environics
2006 Q4 41.3 53 5.7 1278 Q21G FC064 Environics
2007 Q1 43.1 53.1 3.9 1242 Q21G FC071 Environics
2007 Q2 36.8 57.6 5.6 1286 Q8_7 FC072 Environics
2007 Q3 51.9 43.9 4.2 1290 Q58G FC073 Environics
2007 Q4 53.3 46.7 - 1198 Q57GQ FC074 Environics
2008 Q1 44.4 50.6 5.0 1328 Q8G FC081 Environics
2008 Q2 42.3 52.6 5.1 1343 Q12G FC082 Environics
2009 Q1 46.6 50.3 3.1 1377 Q25_G FC091 Environics