Canadian Public Opinion Trends
Source Canadian Opinion Research Archive
http:///www.queensu.ca/cora/trends
Federal Government Spending: Environmental Protection
Do you think that Canada is spending too much, just the right amount or should be spending more on each of the following: environmental protection.
Year Month Too Much Just Right Should Spend More DK/NA Valid N Variable Survey Firm
1984 April 11 36.7 38.7 13.5 2003 q9n2 EFC843 Environics
1985 April 9.1 31.1 46.5 13.3 2044 q9n2 EFC853 Environics
1987 May 3.4 37.4 51.3 7.9 2019 q44b EFC872 Environics
1988 May 3.7 31.3 59.8 5.2 2053 q67b EFC883 Environics
1989 December 3.6 19 72.8 4.5 2006 q45b EFC894 Environics
1990 October 4 23.4 69.7 2.8 2019 q16b EFC904 Environics
1991 October 4.4 33.5 56.2 5.9 2003 q33b EFC914 Environics
1992 November 5.1 36.3 53.2 5.3 2022 q59b EFC924 Environics
1993 December 8.7 39.5 46 5.8 2002 q28b EFC934 Environics
1994 December 8.6 47 39.2 5.2 1996 q16b EFC944 Environics
1995 December 10.8 42.5 39.5 7.2 2005 q52b EFC954 Environics
1996 Q4 8.8 46.4 38 6.7 2000 q9b EFC964 Environics
1997 December 8.2 40.7 43.6 7.5 2022 q16b EFC974 Environics
1998 October 7.8 42.5 44.2 5.5 2002 q40b EFC983 Environics
1999 September 6.1 39.7 48.5 5.6 2061 q17b EFC993 Environics
2000 September 6.7 34.8 58.6 - 1338 q5b EFC003 Environics
2001 September 5.9 34.7 59.4 - 1257 q7b EFC013 Environics
2003 Q3 7.6 35.2 56.4 0.9 1192 q10b EFC033 Environics
2004 Q3 5.1 32.1 62.4 0.4 1151 q21b EFC043 Environics
2005 Q3 4.8 28.2 66.5 0.4 1134 q17b EFC053 Environics
2006 Q3 3.4 24.4 72 0.3 1129 q31b EFC063 Environics
2007 Q3 5.6 20.5 72.9 1.1 1231 q38b EFC073 Environics
2008 Q3 4.4 26.2 68.3 1.1 736 q27b EFC083 Environics
2010 Q3 7.4 29.6 61.5 1.5 676 q35b 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?"