Canadian Public Opinion Trends
Source Canadian Opinion Research Archive
http:///www.queensu.ca/cora/trends
Federal Government Spending: Child Care
Keeping in mind that increasing services could increase taxes, do you think the federal government is spending too much, just the right amount, or should be spending more on each of the following: child day care.
Year Month Too Much Just Right Should Spend More DK/NA Valid N Variable Survey Firm
1987 May 14.2 32.3 42.6 10.9 2019 q44f EFC872 Environics
1988 May 16.5 37 39.7 6.8 2053 q67f EFC883 Environics
1989 December 15 27 52.2 5.8 2006 q45f EFC894 Environics
1990 October 13.5 34.7 46.3 5.5 2019 q16f EFC904 Environics
1991 October 19.8 34.2 37.2 8.7 2003 q33f EFC914 Environics
1992 November 15.1 36.9 41 6.9 2022 q59f EFC924 Environics
1993 December 17.4 33.7 42.1 6.8 2002 q28f EFC934 Environics
1994 December 16.1 35.7 42 6.2 1996 q16f EFC944 Environics
1995 December 15.6 35.2 42.1 7.1 2005 q52f EFC954 Environics
1996 Q4 11.6 35.8 42.2 10.4 2000 q9f EFC964 Environics
1997 December 13 36 41.5 9.5 2022 q16f EFC974 Environics
1998 October 10.3 35.6 45.7 8.4 2002 q40f EFC983 Environics
1999 September 10.4 33.4 49 7.2 2061 q17f EFC993 Environics
2000 September 9.2 34 56.8 - 1363 q5f EFC003 Environics
2001 September 7.6 38.3 54.1 - 1243 q7f EFC013 Environics
2003 Q3 10.3 34.4 53.3 2 1237 q10e EFC033 Environics
2004 Q3 10 34.4 55 0.6 1166 q21e EFC043 Environics
2005 Q3 14.0 33.6 51.6 0.8 1162 q17e EFC053 Environics
2006 Q3 10.3 29.1 59.7 1 1155 q31e EFC063 Environics
2007 Q3 12.4 34.5 51.5 1.6 1226 q38e EFC073 Environics
2008 Q3 8.2 28.8 61.5 1.5 712 q27e EFC083 Environics
2010 - 10.9 37.2 49.1 2.8 678 q35e EFC2010 Environics
Starting with EFC033, the wording of the question was changed to "Keeping in mind that increasing services could increase taxes, do you think the federal government should spend more, less or the same on each of the following?"