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The quick guide to Canada’s political parties

Complete list of the political parties political stances

Conservative

Conservative’s political stances

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: YesSource

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

Conservative’s answer: No, but they should be allowed to refuse artificial life supportSource

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

Conservative’s answer: NoSource

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: YesSource

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

Conservative’s answer: NoSource

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

Conservative’s answer: NoSource

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

Conservative’s answer: Yes, preventing women from serving in combat roles is discriminatorySource

Domestic Policy issues

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

Conservative voters: NoSource

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

Conservative’s answer: NoSource

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

Conservative’s answer: NoSource

Should Canadian aboriginals receive more government funds? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No, aboriginals should not receive any more funds until their accounting is reviewed by independent auditorsSource

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

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

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, this would allow them to remove competition, create artificial scarcity, and increase pricesSource

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Conservative voters: NoSource

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

Conservative’s answer: NoSource

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

Conservative’s answer: YesSource

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

Conservative’s answer: PrivatizeSource

Should government workers be allowed to strike? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: NoSource

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

Conservative voters: YesSource

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

Conservative’s answer: ElectSource

Do you support a national daycare policy? stats discuss

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

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Conservative voters: YesSource

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

Conservative’s answer: NoSource

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

Conservative voters: NoSource

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 revenuesSource

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

Conservative voters: NoSource

Healthcare issues

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

Conservative voters: YesSource

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

Conservative’s answer: YesSource

Should the federal government increase spending on healthcare? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: NoSource

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

Conservative’s answer: MoreSource

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No, and increase penalties for non-violent drug offendersSource

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

Conservative voters: YesSource

Should healthcare be a provincial or federal responsibility? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: ProvincialSource

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

Conservative’s answer: No, we cannot afford to add this at the momentSource

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: NoSource

Immigration issues

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

Conservative’s answer: Yes, but after they have finished serving their sentenceSource

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: NoSource

Should the government enact a stricter immigration policy? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes, we currently have too many immigrantsSource

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

Conservative voters: NoSource

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Conservative voters: YesSource

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: YesSource

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding? stats discuss

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

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

Conservative voters: YesSource

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

Conservative’s answer: Decrease, and end the temporary foreign worker programSource

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

Conservative’s answer: Decrease, and the government should provide more incentives to prepare our citizens for these jobsSource

Foreign Policy issues

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

Conservative’s answer: YesSource

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

Conservative voters: YesSource

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

Conservative’s answer: NoSource

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

Conservative’s answer: YesSource

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No, and I am not convinced that North Korea has or is capable of developing a long-range nuclear missileSource

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

Conservative’s answer: Decrease, and we should not give foreign aid to any countriesSource

Should the government provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No, we should stay out of conflicts that are not an immediate threat to our securitySource

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

Conservative’s answer: NoSource

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: IncreaseSource

Should Canadian soldiers be more involved in Iraq? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: YesSource

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

Conservative voters: YesSource

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

Conservative voters: NoSource

Environmental issues

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

Conservative’s answer: No, and the current government is over-regulating businessesSource

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

Conservative’s answer: NoSource

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 CanadaSource

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

Conservative voters: YesSource

Do you support the Northern Gateway pipeline project? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: YesSource

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

Conservative’s answer: YesSource

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

Conservative’s answer: YesSource

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

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

Economic issues

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Conservative voters: NoSource

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: NoSource

Should the pensions of retired workers be taxed? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: No, falling interest rates are already draining elderly pension payoutsSource

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

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

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

Conservative’s answer: Keep current rates but eliminate deductions and loop holesSource

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

Conservative’s answer: YesSource

Should the federal government subsidize universal child care? stats discuss

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

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

Conservative’s answer: Yes, and increase taxesSource

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Conservative voters: NoSource

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

Conservative’s answer: More, but increase benefits for the elderly and disabledSource

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

Conservative’s answer: YesSource

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

Conservative’s answer: Hurt, I support some private unions but am strongly against public unionsSource

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 excessSource

Should old age pensions be increased? stats discuss

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

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

Conservative voters: YesSource

Do you support income splitting for families? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: YesSource

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

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

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

Conservative’s answer: YesSource

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

Conservative’s answer: Yes, as long as offshore income is reportedSource

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

Conservative’s answer: No, they should be reducedSource

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

Conservative’s answer: No, higher premiums would encourage businesses to hire fewer workers and negatively affect the economySource

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

Conservative’s answer: No, instead provide training and job placement assistance into non-seasonal jobsSource

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

Conservative voters: NoSource

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

Conservative’s answer: NoSource

Education issues

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

Conservative’s answer: NoSource

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

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

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Conservative voters: NoSource

Electoral issues

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

Conservative voters: NoSource

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

Conservative’s answer: No, these types of donations just turn into bribesSource

Should political parties receive money from the government? stats discuss

Conservative voters: NoSource

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

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

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

Conservative’s answer: Yes, and limited to two termsSource

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

Conservative’s answer: Yes, and ban all political donations and publicly fund electionsSource

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Conservative voters: NoSource

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

Conservative voters: NoSource

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

Conservative’s answer: YesSource

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, and reinstate the death penalty for heinous premeditated crimesSource

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: NoSource

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Conservative voters: NoSource

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

Conservative voters: NoSource

Science issues

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Conservative’s answer: Yes, and nationalize the industrySource

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Conservative voters: YesSource

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

Conservative’s answer: YesSource

National Security issues

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

Conservative voters: YesSource

Liberal

Liberal’s political stances

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Pro-choiceSource

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but only after a psychological examination to show they fully understand this choiceSource

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, as long as they pass the same background checks as straight couplesSource

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, too many people are innocently convictedSource

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

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, preventing women from serving in combat roles is discriminatorySource

Domestic Policy issues

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

Liberal voters: NoSource

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

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 communicationsSource

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 programsSource

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

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

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: NoSource

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Liberal voters: YesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: NationalizeSource

Should government workers be allowed to strike? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

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

Liberal voters: NoSource

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

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

Do you support a national daycare policy? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Let each province decideSource

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Liberal voters: YesSource

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

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

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

Liberal voters: NoSource

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

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

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

Liberal voters: YesSource

Healthcare issues

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

Liberal voters: YesSource

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

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

Should the federal government increase spending on healthcare? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: LessSource

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, and immediately release anyone serving time solely for drug offensesSource

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

Liberal voters: YesSource

Should healthcare be a provincial or federal responsibility? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: FederalSource

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, preventative dental care is an important aspect of long term healthSource

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: YesSource

Immigration issues

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

Liberal voters: YesSource

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, but we should ban immigrants from “high risk” countriesSource

Should the government enact a stricter immigration policy? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, accept anyone who's not a violent criminalSource

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

Liberal voters: NoSource

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Liberal voters: YesSource

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: YesSource

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

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

Liberal voters: YesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: Decrease, and end the temporary foreign worker programSource

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

Liberal’s answer: IncreaseSource

Foreign Policy issues

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

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

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

Liberal voters: YesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

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

Liberal’s answer: IncreaseSource

Should the government provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, we should stay out of conflicts that are not an immediate threat to our securitySource

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

Liberal’s answer: No, this would allow ISIS to control SyriaSource

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: DecreaseSource

Should Canadian soldiers be more involved in Iraq? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

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

Liberal voters: YesSource

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

Liberal voters: NoSource

Environmental issues

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: No, do not build the pipeline and shut down all oil production in the tar sandsSource

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

Liberal voters: YesSource

Do you support the Northern Gateway pipeline project? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

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

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

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

Liberal’s answer: No, we should pursue more sustainable energy resources insteadSource

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

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

Economic issues

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, and make it a living wageSource

Should the pensions of retired workers be taxed? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, and immediately terminate benefits for anyone testing positiveSource

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

Liberal’s answer: RaiseSource

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

Should the federal government subsidize universal child care? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but only for low income familiesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: No, reduce military spending insteadSource

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Liberal voters: YesSource

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 mostSource

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, NAFTA helps lower the prices of consumer productsSource

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

Liberal’s answer: Help, in theory but have recently become corrupt and should have their powers limitedSource

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 tax breaks for all citizensSource

Should old age pensions be increased? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, and implement a PISA (personal investment security account) systemSource

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

Liberal voters: YesSource

Do you support income splitting for families? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, it will bring economic growth to all countries involvedSource

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

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 moreSource

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

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

Liberal voters: NoSource

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

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

Education issues

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, and the government should provide free university educationSource

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

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

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Liberal voters: NoSource

Electoral issues

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

Liberal voters: NoSource

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

Should political parties receive money from the government? stats discuss

Liberal voters: NoSource

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Liberal voters: NoSource

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

Liberal voters: NoSource

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

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: NoSource

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but only after completing their sentences and parole/probationSource

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

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

Liberal voters: YesSource

Science issues

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Liberal voters: YesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

National Security issues

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

Liberal voters: NoSource

New Democratic

New Democratic’s political stances

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Pro-choiceSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: YesSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: YesSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, as long as they pass the same background checks as straight couplesSource

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: NoSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, but only for large international corporationsSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, but their identity must be privately verified by a female staff memberSource

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 discriminatorySource

Domestic Policy issues

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

New Democratic voters: NoSource

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 trainingSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: NoSource

Should Canadian aboriginals receive more government funds? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: YesSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: Let the citizens of Quebec vote on itSource

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, this would allow them to remove competition, create artificial scarcity, and increase pricesSource

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: YesSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: No, first offence should result in a mandatory rehabilitation program, further offences result in jailtimeSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: YesSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: NationalizeSource

Should government workers be allowed to strike? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, but only for non-essential servicesSource

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

New Democratic voters: NoSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: Abolish, the recent corruption scandals have proven that any unelected body of government is detrimental towards democracySource

Do you support a national daycare policy? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Let each province decideSource

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: YesSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, but it should only be required every 5 yearsSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: YesSource

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 revenuesSource

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

New Democratic voters: YesSource

Healthcare issues

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

New Democratic’s answer: YesSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, but only for low income familiesSource

Should the federal government increase spending on healthcare? stats discuss

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

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 industrySource

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

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

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

New Democratic voters: YesSource

Should healthcare be a provincial or federal responsibility? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: FederalSource

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 healthSource

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: YesSource

Immigration issues

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

New Democratic voters: YesSource

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 unconstitutionalSource

Should the government enact a stricter immigration policy? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: NoSource

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

New Democratic voters: NoSource

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: YesSource

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: YesSource

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: YesSource

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

New Democratic voters: YesSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: DecreaseSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: IncreaseSource

Foreign Policy issues

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

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, we should accept 10,000 refugeesSource

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

New Democratic voters: YesSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: NoSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: NoSource

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No, and I am not convinced that North Korea has or is capable of developing a long-range nuclear missileSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: IncreaseSource

Should the government provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: No, we should stay out of conflicts that are not an immediate threat to our securitySource

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

New Democratic’s answer: NoSource

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: DecreaseSource

Should Canadian soldiers be more involved in Iraq? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: NoSource

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

New Democratic voters: YesSource

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

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

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 productionSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: YesSource

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 and shut down all oil production in the tar sandsSource

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: YesSource

Do you support the Northern Gateway pipeline project? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: NoSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: NoSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: No, we should pursue more sustainable energy resources insteadSource

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

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

Economic issues

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: YesSource

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: YesSource

Should the pensions of retired workers be taxed? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: NoSource

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: YesSource

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 businessesSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: YesSource

Should the federal government subsidize universal child care? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: YesSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: No, reduce military spending insteadSource

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: YesSource

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 mostSource

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

New Democratic voters: YesSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: Help, but ban their ability to make political donationsSource

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 increased spending on infrastructureSource

Should old age pensions be increased? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: YesSource

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

New Democratic voters: YesSource

Do you support income splitting for families? stats discuss

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

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

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, and lower the cap to 20%Source

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

New Democratic’s answer: NoSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: No, too many wealthy citizens are abusing loopholes in offshore banking laws to evade taxesSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, for government workers but not for politiciansSource

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: YesSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, but with limits set for workers with above average seasonal salariesSource

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

New Democratic voters: NoSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: No, it provides too high of risk for criminal activitySource

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 educationSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: Provincially managed but with federal standards to ensure consistencySource

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: NoSource

Electoral issues

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

New Democratic voters: NoSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: No, but allow donations from unions and non-profitsSource

Should political parties receive money from the government? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: NoSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: YesSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, and limited to one termSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: YesSource

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: NoSource

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

New Democratic voters: NoSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: YesSource

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: No, and reinstate the death penalty for heinous premeditated crimesSource

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, but only after completing their sentences and parole/probationSource

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: NoSource

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

New Democratic voters: YesSource

Science issues

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

New Democratic’s answer: Yes, and nationalize the industrySource

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

New Democratic voters: YesSource

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

New Democratic’s answer: NoSource

National Security issues

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

New Democratic voters: NoSource

Green

Green’s political stances

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Green voters: Pro-choiceSource

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

Green’s answer: Yes, but allow churches the right to refuse same-sex ceremoniesSource

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

Green voters: YesSource

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

Green voters: YesSource

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Green voters: NoSource

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

Green’s answer: YesSource

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

Green’s answer: YesSource

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

Green voters: YesSource

Domestic Policy issues

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

Green voters: NoSource

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

Green’s answer: NoSource

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 communicationsSource

Should Canadian aboriginals receive more government funds? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, but I don't agree with how the funds are currently allocatedSource

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

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

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 internetSource

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Green voters: YesSource

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

Green voters: NoSource

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

Green’s answer: YesSource

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

Green’s answer: NationalizeSource

Should government workers be allowed to strike? stats discuss

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

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

Green voters: NoSource

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

Green’s answer: Elect, Senators that are elected are less prone to corruptionSource

Do you support a national daycare policy? stats discuss

Green’s answer: YesSource

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

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

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

Green’s answer: Yes, but it should only be required every 5 yearsSource

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

Green’s answer: YesSource

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

Green’s answer: NoSource

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

Green voters: YesSource

Healthcare issues

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

Green voters: YesSource

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

Green’s answer: YesSource

Should the federal government increase spending on healthcare? stats discuss

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

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 industrySource

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, but only for medical useSource

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

Green’s answer: YesSource

Should healthcare be a provincial or federal responsibility? stats discuss

Green’s answer: FederalSource

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

Green’s answer: Yes, but only for childrenSource

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: YesSource

Immigration issues

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

Green voters: YesSource

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

Green voters: NoSource

Should the government enact a stricter immigration policy? stats discuss

Green’s answer: NoSource

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

Green voters: NoSource

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Green voters: YesSource

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: YesSource

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding? stats discuss

Green voters: YesSource

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

Green voters: YesSource

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

Green’s answer: Decrease, and only allow for industries with a shortage of Canadian workersSource

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

Green voters: IncreaseSource

Foreign Policy issues

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

Green’s answer: YesSource

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

Green voters: YesSource

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

Green voters: NoSource

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 accountabilitySource

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Green voters: NoSource

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

Green’s answer: IncreaseSource

Should the government provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen? stats discuss

Green voters: NoSource

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

Green’s answer: YesSource

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Green voters: DecreaseSource

Should Canadian soldiers be more involved in Iraq? stats discuss

Green’s answer: NoSource

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

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

Environmental issues

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

Green’s answer: YesSource

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

Green’s answer: YesSource

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

Green’s answer: NoSource

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 materialSource

Do you support the Northern Gateway pipeline project? stats discuss

Green’s answer: NoSource

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

Green’s answer: NoSource

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

Green’s answer: NoSource

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

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

Economic issues

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Green voters: YesSource

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Green voters: YesSource

Should the pensions of retired workers be taxed? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, pensions should be based on private, non-taxable accountsSource

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Green’s answer: NoSource

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

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

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 policiesSource

Should the federal government subsidize universal child care? stats discuss

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

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

Green voters: NoSource

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Green’s answer: YesSource

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

Green voters: MoreSource

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

Green’s answer: NoSource

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

Green voters: HelpSource

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

Green’s answer: YesSource

Should old age pensions be increased? stats discuss

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

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

Green voters: YesSource

Do you support income splitting for families? stats discuss

Green’s answer: NoSource

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

Green voters: YesSource

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

Green voters: YesSource

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

Green voters: NoSource

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

Green voters: NoSource

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

Green’s answer: Regardless, raise the maximum rate so high wage earners can contribute moreSource

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

Green’s answer: YesSource

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

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

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

Green voters: NoSource

Education issues

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

Green’s answer: YesSource

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

Green’s answer: ProvincialSource

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Green voters: NoSource

Electoral issues

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

Green voters: NoSource

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

Green’s answer: NoSource

Should political parties receive money from the government? stats discuss

Green voters: NoSource

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

Green’s answer: YesSource

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

Green voters: YesSource

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

Green voters: YesSource

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Green’s answer: YesSource

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

Green voters: NoSource

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

Green voters: YesSource

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: YesSource

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Green voters: YesSource

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Green voters: NoSource

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

Green voters: Yes, but they must perform community service on a daily basisSource

Science issues

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, we should invest in cleaner alternatives such as wind, hydroelectric, thorium, and geothermalSource

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Green voters: YesSource

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

Green’s answer: NoSource

National Security issues

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

Green voters: NoSource

Libertarian

Libertarian’s political stances

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Pro-choiceSource

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

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

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

Libertarian voters: YesSource

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

Libertarian voters: YesSource

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: NoSource

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

Libertarian voters: NoSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: YesSource

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

Libertarian voters: YesSource

Domestic Policy issues

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

Libertarian voters: NoSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, but increase penalties for gun-related crimesSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: NoSource

Should Canadian aboriginals receive more government funds? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, they should be integrated into our society as citizensSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: NoSource

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

Libertarian voters: NoSource

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, and retroactively reduce sentences for those already serving timeSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: NoSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, transportation services should be left to the private sectorSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: Privatize, but increase environmental and regulatory oversight for price controlSource

Should government workers be allowed to strike? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: YesSource

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

Libertarian voters: NoSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: Elect, Senators that are elected are less prone to corruptionSource

Do you support a national daycare policy? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Let each province decideSource

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: YesSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: NoSource

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

Libertarian voters: NoSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: Let the free market, instead of the government, decideSource

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

Libertarian voters: NoSource

Healthcare issues

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

Libertarian voters: YesSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, we cannot afford to add this at the momentSource

Should the federal government increase spending on healthcare? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, and more services should be privatizedSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: More, but end all federal funding as this is a provincial issueSource

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, and immediately release anyone serving time solely for drug offensesSource

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

Libertarian voters: YesSource

Should healthcare be a provincial or federal responsibility? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: ProvincialSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, we cannot afford to add this at the momentSource

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

Libertarian voters: YesSource

Immigration issues

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

Libertarian voters: YesSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: NoSource

Should the government enact a stricter immigration policy? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: NoSource

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

Libertarian voters: NoSource

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: NoSource

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

Libertarian voters: YesSource

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: NoSource

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

Libertarian voters: YesSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: DecreaseSource

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

Libertarian voters: IncreaseSource

Foreign Policy issues

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

Libertarian voters: NoSource

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

Libertarian voters: YesSource

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

Libertarian voters: NoSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: NoSource

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: NoSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: DecreaseSource

Should the government provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: NoSource

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

Libertarian voters: NoSource

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: IncreaseSource

Should Canadian soldiers be more involved in Iraq? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: NoSource

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

Libertarian voters: YesSource

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

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

Environmental issues

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, and the current government is over-regulating businessesSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: NoSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, do not build the pipeline and shut down all oil production in the tar sandsSource

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

Libertarian voters: NoSource

Do you support the Northern Gateway pipeline project? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: YesSource

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

Libertarian voters: YesSource

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

Libertarian voters: YesSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, but only selective logging, no clearcutting, and a plan for regrowthSource

Economic issues

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: Abolish the income tax, disallow all deductions and increase the sales taxSource

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: NoSource

Should the pensions of retired workers be taxed? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, pensions should be based on private, non-taxable accountsSource

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, only if they have a criminal history related to drug abuseSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: Lower, but eliminate deductions and loop holesSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: Yes, but only with nations that adhere to strict human rights policiesSource

Should the federal government subsidize universal child care? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: NoSource

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

Libertarian voters: YesSource

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: NoSource

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

Libertarian voters: MoreSource

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

Libertarian voters: YesSource

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

Libertarian voters: HurtSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: NoSource

Should old age pensions be increased? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, and decrease old age pensionsSource

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

Libertarian voters: YesSource

Do you support income splitting for families? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: YesSource

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

Libertarian voters: NoSource

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

Libertarian voters: NoSource

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

Libertarian voters: YesSource

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

Libertarian voters: NoSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, higher premiums would encourage businesses to hire fewer workers and negatively affect the economySource

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

Libertarian’s answer: No, seasonal employees should find another job during the off seasonSource

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

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

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

Libertarian voters: NoSource

Education issues

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

Libertarian’s answer: NoSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: The government should not be involved in educationSource

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: YesSource

Electoral issues

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

Libertarian voters: NoSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: YesSource

Should political parties receive money from the government? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: NoSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: YesSource

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

Libertarian voters: YesSource

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

Libertarian voters: YesSource

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Libertarian’s answer: No, it should be raisedSource

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

Libertarian voters: YesSource

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

Libertarian voters: YesSource

Criminal issues

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

Libertarian’s answer: YesSource

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: NoSource

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: NoSource

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

Libertarian voters: YesSource

Science issues

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: YesSource

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Libertarian voters: NoSource

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

Libertarian’s answer: YesSource

National Security issues

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

Libertarian voters: NoSource

Communist

Communist’s political stances

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Communist’s answer: Pro-choiceSource

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

Communist’s answer: Yes, but allow churches the right to refuse same-sex ceremoniesSource

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

Communist voters: YesSource

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

Communist’s answer: YesSource

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Communist voters: NoSource

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

Communist’s answer: No, but women should be an adequate part of the interviewing process and should be given an equal shot.Source

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

Communist’s answer: YesSource

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

Communist’s answer: Yes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as menSource

Domestic Policy issues

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

Communist’s answer: No, reduce all weaponry ownership by authority figures and police, and introduce de-escalation training.Source

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

Communist’s answer: NoSource

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

Communist’s answer: NoSource

Should Canadian aboriginals receive more government funds? stats discuss

Communist’s answer: Yes, and the government should give them their land backSource

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

Communist’s answer: Yes, sovereignty is vital for the survival Quebec cultureSource

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

Communist voters: NoSource

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Communist voters: YesSource

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

Communist voters: NoSource

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

Communist’s answer: YesSource

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

Communist’s answer: NationalizeSource

Should government workers be allowed to strike? stats discuss

Communist’s answer: Yes, but only for non-essential servicesSource

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

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

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

Communist’s answer: Abolish, the recent corruption scandals have proven that any unelected body of government is detrimental towards democracySource

Do you support a national daycare policy? stats discuss

Communist’s answer: YesSource

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

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

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

Communist’s answer: Yes, if it was easier to complete onlineSource

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

Communist’s answer: YesSource

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

Communist’s answer: Let the free market, instead of the government, decideSource

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

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

Healthcare issues

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

Communist’s answer: YesSource

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

Communist’s answer: YesSource

Should the federal government increase spending on healthcare? stats discuss

Communist’s answer: YesSource

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

Communist’s answer: Less, and provide more government fundingSource

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Communist voters: YesSource

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

Communist’s answer: YesSource

Should healthcare be a provincial or federal responsibility? stats discuss

Communist’s answer: FederalSource

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

Communist’s answer: YesSource

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

Communist 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

Communist’s answer: NoSource

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

Communist voters: NoSource

Should the government enact a stricter immigration policy? stats discuss

Communist’s answer: No, and make the process easier for refugeesSource

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

Communist voters: NoSource

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Communist voters: YesSource

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

Communist voters: YesSource

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding? stats discuss

Communist voters: YesSource

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

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

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

Communist’s answer: Decrease, and end the temporary foreign worker programSource

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

Communist’s answer: Decrease, ban private temporary employment agencies, and expand government-provided employment servicesSource

Foreign Policy issues

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

Communist voters: YesSource

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

Communist voters: YesSource

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

Communist voters: NoSource

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

Communist’s answer: No, it is a slippery slope towards a police stateSource

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Communist’s answer: No, and I am not convinced that North Korea has or is capable of developing a long-range nuclear missileSource

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

Communist’s answer: IncreaseSource

Should the government provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen? stats discuss

Communist’s answer: NoSource

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

Communist’s answer: No, this would allow ISIS to control SyriaSource

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Communist’s answer: DecreaseSource

Should Canadian soldiers be more involved in Iraq? stats discuss

Communist’s answer: NoSource

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

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

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