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Conservative

Conservative’s political stances

National Security issues

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Conservative have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Rape and incest do not invalidate the value of the baby. Adoption is always an option. To save the life of the mother, I believe abortion is acceptable. Source

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Take the government out of marriage and instead make it a religious decision Source

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No Source

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No Source

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No, board members should be the most qualified regardless of gender Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes Source

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes, but only for horrific crimes with undeniable evidence Source

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No Source

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Healthcare issues

Should prescription drugs be covered under Canada’s universal healthcare plan? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes, cover the overall prescription costs but have the patient pay the pharmacy dispensing costs Source

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment? stats discuss

Conservative voters: Yes Source

Should the federal government increase spending on healthcare? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No, and implement a two tier public/private system Source

Should preventative dental care be covered under Canada’s universal healthcare plan? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No Source

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Conservative voters: Yes Source

Should healthcare be a provincial or federal responsibility? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Provincial Source

Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: More, and end government subsidies Source

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No Source

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No Source

Should local governments follow environmental guidelines set by the United Nations? stats discuss

Conservative voters: Yes Source

Should the federal government subsidize the production and consumption of renewable energy sources? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No Source

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No Source

Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics? stats discuss

Conservative voters: Yes Source

Should Canada allow the logging of old growth forests? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes, but only if the profits stay in Canada Source

Should the government allow TransCanada to expropriate private property for the construction of the Keystone pipeline? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes, the pipeline is necessary for the economic future of Canada Source

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes, but increase oversight Source

Do you support the Northern Gateway pipeline project? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes, but require the labelling of foods that are genetically modified Source

Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate? stats discuss

Conservative voters: Yes Source

Domestic Policy issues

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No Source

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No Source

Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet Source

Should Quebec be granted sovereignty from the rest of Canada? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No, sovereignty cannot solve Quebec's problems Source

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Should nonviolent drug offenders be given mandatory jail sentences? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No, only if they were arrested for trafficking Source

Should Canadian aboriginals receive more government funds? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No Source

Should the federal government invest in urban, commuter rail infrastructure? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Conservative voters: Yes Source

Should government workers be allowed to strike? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No Source

Do you support a national daycare policy? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes, but only for low income families and single parents Source

In order to reduce energy costs, should the government nationalize or privatize the energy sector? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Privatize, but increase environmental and regulatory oversight for price control Source

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Conservative voters: Yes Source

Should the federal government elect or abolish the Senate? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Elect, and require members to be non-partisan Source

Should the government increase funding to the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Should the government reinstate the long form mandatory census? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No, privacy is more important than statistics Source

Should social media companies ban political advertising? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Should the government allow digital publishers to place locks on their content (MP3s, etc)? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes, locks are critical to protecting artist's revenues Source

Should the government increase funding to the CSA (Canadian Standards Association)? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Economic issues

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes, and immediately terminate benefits for anyone testing positive Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No, most minimum wage jobs are meant to develop experience, not support a family Source

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Lower Source

Should the federal government subsidize universal child care? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes, but only for low income families Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Should Canada pursue free trade deals with other countries? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes Source

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Hurt Source

Should the pensions of retired workers be taxed? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No Source

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: More, and deny benefits to immigrants Source

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes, and increase taxes Source

Should old age pensions be increased? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes, but only for low income pensioners Source

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Conservative voters: Yes Source

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No, recession is a natural cycle that purges excess Source

Should bankers’ bonuses be capped at 100% of their pay? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No, any worker should be rewarded based on their success Source

Do you support income splitting for families? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes Source

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No, not until we decrease our national debt Source

Should employment insurance be given to those who work seasonal jobs including tourism, fishery and farming? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No Source

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes Source

Should the employee contribution rate for the Canadian Pension Plan (CPP) be raised above its current 4.49% rate? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Regardless, raise the maximum rate so high wage earners can contribute more Source

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No Source

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes, as long as it is safe for them to return to their country Source

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes Source

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Conservative voters: Yes Source

Should the government enact a stricter immigration policy? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes Source

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Conservative voters: Yes Source

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Decrease Source

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary foreign workers allowed into Canada? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Decrease Source

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No, and we should ban the use of sanctuary cities Source

Foreign Policy issues

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Conservative have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No, this would allow ISIS to control Syria Source

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Conservative voters: Yes Source

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes Source

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Do you support Bill C-51, which expands local police and intelligence agencies’ authority to prevent terrorism? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Decrease, until we drastically reduce our national budget deficit Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Increase, but only after our deficit is drastically reduced Source

Should the Chinese government be able to extradite fugitives from Hong Kong? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Electoral issues

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No Source

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Should political parties receive money from the government? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Should term limits be set for the role of Prime Minister? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes, and limited to three terms Source

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes Source

Should there be a limit to the amount of money a candidate can receive from a donor? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes Source

Should Canada switch to a proportional representation voting system? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No, switch to an instant runoff system Source

Education issues

Should the federal government put a cap on university tuition rates? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No, tuition costs should be tied to inflation Source

Should postsecondary education be a provincial or federal responsibility? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: The government should not be involved in education Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Conservative voters: Yes Source

Housing issues

Should the government impose a 1% tax on real estate owned by non-residents? stats discuss

Conservative voters: Yes Source

Should the government subsidize home buyers who make less than $120K per year? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Criminal issues

Should prisoners serving life sentences for first degree murder be eligible for a parole hearing after 15 years? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No Source

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No Source

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

Conservative voters: No Source

Science issues

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes, temporarily while we increase investment into cleaner renewable alternatives Source

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Conservative voters: Yes Source

Should the government permit the use of drones for commercial purposes? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes Source

Liberal

Liberal’s political stances

National Security issues

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Liberal have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Pro-choice Source

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Take the government out of marriage and instead make it a religious decision Source

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but only if there is no chance they will survive their illness Source

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men Source

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No Source

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Healthcare issues

Should prescription drugs be covered under Canada’s universal healthcare plan? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Should the federal government increase spending on healthcare? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No Source

Should preventative dental care be covered under Canada’s universal healthcare plan? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but only for children Source

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Should healthcare be a provincial or federal responsibility? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Federal Source

Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Less, and provide more government funding Source

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Should local governments follow environmental guidelines set by the United Nations? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Should the federal government subsidize the production and consumption of renewable energy sources? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

Should Canada allow the logging of old growth forests? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No Source

Should the government allow TransCanada to expropriate private property for the construction of the Keystone pipeline? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No Source

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No Source

Do you support the Northern Gateway pipeline project? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, not until all the Aboriginal bands this project affects agree to it Source

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No Source

Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Domestic Policy issues

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, and enact legislation preventing government surveillance of citizen communications Source

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, require strict background checks, psychological testing, and training Source

Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet Source

Should Quebec be granted sovereignty from the rest of Canada? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No Source

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No Source

Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

Should nonviolent drug offenders be given mandatory jail sentences? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, we should decriminalize most drugs Source

Should Canadian aboriginals receive more government funds? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, instead of monetary funds, we should instead offer assistance in the form of education, training, and social programs Source

Should the federal government invest in urban, commuter rail infrastructure? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Should government workers be allowed to strike? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but only for non-essential services Source

Do you support a national daycare policy? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Let each province decide Source

In order to reduce energy costs, should the government nationalize or privatize the energy sector? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Nationalize Source

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

Should the federal government elect or abolish the Senate? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Elect, and require members to be non-partisan Source

Should the government increase funding to the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

Should the government reinstate the long form mandatory census? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Should social media companies ban political advertising? stats discuss

Liberal have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government allow digital publishers to place locks on their content (MP3s, etc)? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No Source

Should the government increase funding to the CSA (Canadian Standards Association)? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Economic issues

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, and adjust it every year according to inflation Source

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Increase for large multinational corporations but lower for small businesses Source

Should the federal government subsidize universal child care? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but encourage stay-at-home parenting Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Should Canada pursue free trade deals with other countries? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but only with nations that adhere to strict human rights policies Source

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Help Source

Should the pensions of retired workers be taxed? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, pensions should be based on private, non-taxable accounts Source

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Fewer, and ensure benefits go to those that need it most Source

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, cuts to public spending will negatively affect the economy Source

Should old age pensions be increased? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but in the form of increased spending on infrastructure Source

Should bankers’ bonuses be capped at 100% of their pay? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, and lower the cap to 50% Source

Do you support income splitting for families? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No Source

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, they should be reduced Source

Should employment insurance be given to those who work seasonal jobs including tourism, fishery and farming? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but with limits set for workers with above average seasonal salaries Source

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Should the employee contribution rate for the Canadian Pension Plan (CPP) be raised above its current 4.49% rate? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Regardless, raise the maximum rate so high wage earners can contribute more Source

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, it provides too high of risk for criminal activity Source

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Should the government enact a stricter immigration policy? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No Source

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Increase Source

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary foreign workers allowed into Canada? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Neither, current temporary foreign workers should be granted citizenship Source

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Foreign Policy issues

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Liberal have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No Source

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, service should be a choice instead of an obligation Source

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, we should accept 10,000 refugees Source

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

Do you support Bill C-51, which expands local police and intelligence agencies’ authority to prevent terrorism? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Increase Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Decrease Source

Should the Chinese government be able to extradite fugitives from Hong Kong? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

Electoral issues

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but limit the amount they can donate Source

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

Should political parties receive money from the government? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

Should term limits be set for the role of Prime Minister? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, and limited to two terms Source

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Should there be a limit to the amount of money a candidate can receive from a donor? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, politicians should not be bought by wealthy donors Source

Should Canada switch to a proportional representation voting system? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No Source

Education issues

Should the federal government put a cap on university tuition rates? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but only cap tuition to each student's first year rate Source

Should postsecondary education be a provincial or federal responsibility? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Provincially managed but with federal standards to ensure consistency Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

Housing issues

Should the government impose a 1% tax on real estate owned by non-residents? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Should the government subsidize home buyers who make less than $120K per year? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Criminal issues

Should prisoners serving life sentences for first degree murder be eligible for a parole hearing after 15 years? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, and reinstate the death penalty for heinous premeditated crimes Source

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No Source

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

Science issues

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Should the government permit the use of drones for commercial purposes? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

New Democratic

New Democratic’s political stances

National Security issues

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

New Democratic have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Pro-choice, and providing birth control, sex education, and more social services will help reduce the number of abortions Source

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, but allow churches the right to refuse same-sex ceremonies Source

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, but only after a psychological examination to show they fully understand this choice Source

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, preventing women from serving in combat roles is discriminatory Source

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: Yes Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, we should respect all cultural traditions Source

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: Yes Source

Healthcare issues

Should prescription drugs be covered under Canada’s universal healthcare plan? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should the federal government increase spending on healthcare? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, and do not privatize any services Source

Should preventative dental care be covered under Canada’s universal healthcare plan? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, preventative dental care is an important aspect of long term health Source

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: Yes Source

Should healthcare be a provincial or federal responsibility? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Federal Source

Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Less, and there should be no privatization of the healthcare industry Source

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, and legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana instead of criminalizing it Source

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: Yes Source

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production Source

Should local governments follow environmental guidelines set by the United Nations? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: Yes Source

Should the federal government subsidize the production and consumption of renewable energy sources? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: Yes Source

Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: No Source

Should Canada allow the logging of old growth forests? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No, preservation of our forests outweighs the economic benefits Source

Should the government allow TransCanada to expropriate private property for the construction of the Keystone pipeline? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No, do not build the pipeline but allow oil production in the tar sands Source

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No Source

Do you support the Northern Gateway pipeline project? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No, not until all the Aboriginal bands this project affects agree to it Source

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: No Source

Domestic Policy issues

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: No Source

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No, and enact legislation preventing government surveillance of citizen communications Source

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, require strict background checks, psychological testing, and training Source

Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet Source

Should Quebec be granted sovereignty from the rest of Canada? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No Source

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: Yes Source

Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: No Source

Should nonviolent drug offenders be given mandatory jail sentences? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No, we should decriminalize most drugs Source

Should Canadian aboriginals receive more government funds? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, but I don't agree with how the funds are currently allocated Source

Should the federal government invest in urban, commuter rail infrastructure? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should government workers be allowed to strike? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support a national daycare policy? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, but only for low income families and single parents Source

In order to reduce energy costs, should the government nationalize or privatize the energy sector? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Nationalize Source

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: No Source

Should the federal government elect or abolish the Senate? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Abolish Source

Should the government increase funding to the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government reinstate the long form mandatory census? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, if it was easier to complete online Source

Should social media companies ban political advertising? stats discuss

New Democratic have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government allow digital publishers to place locks on their content (MP3s, etc)? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, locks are critical to protecting artist's revenues Source

Should the government increase funding to the CSA (Canadian Standards Association)? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: Yes Source

Economic issues

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: Yes Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, and immediately terminate benefits for anyone testing positive Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, and make it a living wage Source

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Increase for large multinational corporations but lower for small businesses Source

Should the federal government subsidize universal child care? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: Yes Source

Should Canada pursue free trade deals with other countries? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, but only if strong protections for our national resources and workers are enacted with each trade deal Source

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Help, in theory but have recently become corrupt and should have their powers limited Source

Should the pensions of retired workers be taxed? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No, falling interest rates are already draining elderly pension payouts Source

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Fewer, and ensure benefits go to those that need it most Source

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: Yes Source

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No, increase taxes on the wealthy instead Source

Should old age pensions be increased? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, and implement a PISA (personal investment security account) system Source

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: Yes Source

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, but in the form of assisting sectors most heavily hit by the recession Source

Should bankers’ bonuses be capped at 100% of their pay? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support income splitting for families? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No, income splitting is unfair to low income families Source

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, but only for low-income pensioners Source

Should employment insurance be given to those who work seasonal jobs including tourism, fishery and farming? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No, there are too many hidden provisions in this specific agreement Source

Should the employee contribution rate for the Canadian Pension Plan (CPP) be raised above its current 4.49% rate? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Regardless, allow employees the option to contribute an additional 5%-10% Source

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: No Source

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: No Source

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No, classify it as a commodity Source

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: Yes Source

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: No Source

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No, banning immigrants based on their religion is unconstitutional Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: Yes Source

Should the government enact a stricter immigration policy? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No, accept anyone who's not a violent criminal Source

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: Yes Source

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Increase, our economy relies on businesses hiring the highest skilled workers at the lowest cost Source

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary foreign workers allowed into Canada? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Decrease, and end the temporary foreign worker program Source

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Foreign Policy issues

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

New Democratic have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No, this would allow ISIS to control Syria Source

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: Yes Source

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: No Source

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, but only after extensive background checks and continuous monitoring to ensure they have no terrorist connections Source

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: No Source

Do you support Bill C-51, which expands local police and intelligence agencies’ authority to prevent terrorism? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Increase Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Decrease Source

Should the Chinese government be able to extradite fugitives from Hong Kong? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: No Source

Electoral issues

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: No Source

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No Source

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: No Source

Should political parties receive money from the government? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: No Source

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should term limits be set for the role of Prime Minister? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, and limited to three terms Source

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should there be a limit to the amount of money a candidate can receive from a donor? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, and ban all political donations and publicly fund elections Source

Should Canada switch to a proportional representation voting system? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Education issues

Should the federal government put a cap on university tuition rates? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, and the government should provide free university education Source

Should postsecondary education be a provincial or federal responsibility? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Federal Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: No Source

Housing issues

Should the government impose a 1% tax on real estate owned by non-residents? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: Yes Source

Should the government subsidize home buyers who make less than $120K per year? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: Yes Source

Criminal issues

Should prisoners serving life sentences for first degree murder be eligible for a parole hearing after 15 years? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: No Source

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: No Source

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, except for felons convicted of murder or violent crimes Source

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: Yes Source

Science issues

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, and nationalize the industry Source

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: Yes Source

Should the government permit the use of drones for commercial purposes? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No Source

Green

Green’s political stances

National Security issues

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Green have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Green voters: Pro-choice Source

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Healthcare issues

Should prescription drugs be covered under Canada’s universal healthcare plan? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should the federal government increase spending on healthcare? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, and do not privatize any services Source

Should preventative dental care be covered under Canada’s universal healthcare plan? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, but only for low income citizens Source

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should healthcare be a provincial or federal responsibility? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Federal Source

Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Less, and there should be no privatization of the healthcare industry Source

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, and immediately release anyone serving time solely for drug offenses Source

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should local governments follow environmental guidelines set by the United Nations? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should the federal government subsidize the production and consumption of renewable energy sources? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, and ban all disposable products that are not made of at least 75% of biodegradable material Source

Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Should Canada allow the logging of old growth forests? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, preservation of our forests outweighs the economic benefits Source

Should the government allow TransCanada to expropriate private property for the construction of the Keystone pipeline? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

Do you support the Northern Gateway pipeline project? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, Enbridge has a poor history of pipeline installations Source

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Domestic Policy issues

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, and enact legislation preventing government surveillance of citizen communications Source

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet Source

Should Quebec be granted sovereignty from the rest of Canada? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Let the citizens of Quebec vote on it Source

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Should nonviolent drug offenders be given mandatory jail sentences? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Should Canadian aboriginals receive more government funds? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, aboriginals should be further compensated for their hardships and use of resources Source

Should the federal government invest in urban, commuter rail infrastructure? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should government workers be allowed to strike? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, but only for non-essential services Source

Do you support a national daycare policy? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

In order to reduce energy costs, should the government nationalize or privatize the energy sector? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Nationalize Source

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Should the federal government elect or abolish the Senate? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Elect, and require members to be non-partisan Source

Should the government increase funding to the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government reinstate the long form mandatory census? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, the information is vital for economists, scientists, statisticians, and the government to accurately make important policy decisions Source

Should social media companies ban political advertising? stats discuss

Green have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government allow digital publishers to place locks on their content (MP3s, etc)? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

Should the government increase funding to the CSA (Canadian Standards Association)? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Economic issues

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, this is a waste of time and money Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Keep current rates but eliminate deductions and loop holes Source

Should the federal government subsidize universal child care? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, but only for low income families Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should Canada pursue free trade deals with other countries? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, but only with nations that adhere to strict human rights policies Source

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Green voters: Help Source

Should the pensions of retired workers be taxed? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits? stats discuss

Green voters: More Source

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Should old age pensions be increased? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, the government should intervene to boost a recovery Source

Should bankers’ bonuses be capped at 100% of their pay? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Do you support income splitting for families? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Should employment insurance be given to those who work seasonal jobs including tourism, fishery and farming? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, but at a lower rate than non-seasonal workers Source

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should the employee contribution rate for the Canadian Pension Plan (CPP) be raised above its current 4.49% rate? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should the government enact a stricter immigration policy? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, accept anyone who's not a violent criminal Source

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

Green voters: Increase Source

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary foreign workers allowed into Canada? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Decrease, and end the temporary foreign worker program Source

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Foreign Policy issues

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Green have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, we should accept 10,000 refugees Source

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Do you support Bill C-51, which expands local police and intelligence agencies’ authority to prevent terrorism? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, the bill is too vague on the issues of scope, oversight, and accountability Source

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Increase Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Green voters: Decrease Source

Should the Chinese government be able to extradite fugitives from Hong Kong? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Electoral issues

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Should political parties receive money from the government? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, any citizen that pays taxes should be allowed to vote Source

Should term limits be set for the role of Prime Minister? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should there be a limit to the amount of money a candidate can receive from a donor? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should Canada switch to a proportional representation voting system? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Education issues

Should the federal government put a cap on university tuition rates? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, recent tuition increases at universities across the country are too high and need to be capped Source

Should postsecondary education be a provincial or federal responsibility? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Provincial, the federal government should not have a role in education Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Housing issues

Should the government impose a 1% tax on real estate owned by non-residents? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should the government subsidize home buyers who make less than $120K per year? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Criminal issues

Should prisoners serving life sentences for first degree murder be eligible for a parole hearing after 15 years? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Science issues

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should the government permit the use of drones for commercial purposes? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

People’s Party’s political stances

National Security issues

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

People’s Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Pro-choice Source

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Healthcare issues

Should prescription drugs be covered under Canada’s universal healthcare plan? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should the federal government increase spending on healthcare? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should preventative dental care be covered under Canada’s universal healthcare plan? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should healthcare be a provincial or federal responsibility? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Provincial Source

Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: More Source

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions? stats discuss

People’s Party’s answer: No Source

Should local governments follow environmental guidelines set by the United Nations? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should the federal government subsidize the production and consumption of renewable energy sources? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should Canada allow the logging of old growth forests? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should the government allow TransCanada to expropriate private property for the construction of the Keystone pipeline? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Do you support the Northern Gateway pipeline project? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Domestic Policy issues

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun? stats discuss

People’s Party’s answer: No Source

Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should Quebec be granted sovereignty from the rest of Canada? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation? stats discuss

People’s Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should nonviolent drug offenders be given mandatory jail sentences? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should Canadian aboriginals receive more government funds? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should the federal government invest in urban, commuter rail infrastructure? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

People’s Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should government workers be allowed to strike? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Do you support a national daycare policy? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

In order to reduce energy costs, should the government nationalize or privatize the energy sector? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Privatize Source

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should the federal government elect or abolish the Senate? stats discuss

People’s Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government increase funding to the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)? stats discuss

People’s Party’s answer: No, it is fine the way it is Source

Should the government reinstate the long form mandatory census? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should social media companies ban political advertising? stats discuss

People’s Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government allow digital publishers to place locks on their content (MP3s, etc)? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should the government increase funding to the CSA (Canadian Standards Association)? stats discuss

People’s Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Economic issues

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Lower Source

Should the federal government subsidize universal child care? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

People’s Party’s answer: No Source

Should Canada pursue free trade deals with other countries? stats discuss

People’s Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Hurt Source

Should the pensions of retired workers be taxed? stats discuss

People’s Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits? stats discuss

People’s Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should old age pensions be increased? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should bankers’ bonuses be capped at 100% of their pay? stats discuss

People’s Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support income splitting for families? stats discuss

People’s Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

People’s Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should employment insurance be given to those who work seasonal jobs including tourism, fishery and farming? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

People’s Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the employee contribution rate for the Canadian Pension Plan (CPP) be raised above its current 4.49% rate? stats discuss

People’s Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country? stats discuss

People’s Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

People’s Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should the government enact a stricter immigration policy? stats discuss

People’s Party’s answer: Yes Source

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Decrease Source

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary foreign workers allowed into Canada? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Decrease Source

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Foreign Policy issues

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

People’s Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

People’s Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections? stats discuss

People’s Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Do you support Bill C-51, which expands local police and intelligence agencies’ authority to prevent terrorism? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

People’s Party’s answer: Decrease Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Increase Source

Should the Chinese government be able to extradite fugitives from Hong Kong? stats discuss

People’s Party have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Electoral issues

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should political parties receive money from the government? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should term limits be set for the role of Prime Minister? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should there be a limit to the amount of money a candidate can receive from a donor? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should Canada switch to a proportional representation voting system? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Education issues

Should the federal government put a cap on university tuition rates? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should postsecondary education be a provincial or federal responsibility? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Provincial Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Housing issues

Should the government impose a 1% tax on real estate owned by non-residents? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should the government subsidize home buyers who make less than $120K per year? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Criminal issues

Should prisoners serving life sentences for first degree murder be eligible for a parole hearing after 15 years? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: No Source

Science issues

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Should the government permit the use of drones for commercial purposes? stats discuss

People’s Party voters: Yes Source

Libertarian

Libertarian’s political stances

National Security issues

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Libertarian have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Pro-choice Source

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, but allow churches the right to refuse same-sex ceremonies Source

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: Yes Source

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: Yes Source

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: No Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: Yes Source

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws? stats discuss

Libertarian have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No Source

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes Source

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?