Popular Political Issues
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Should employment insurance be given to those who work seasonal jobs including tourism, fishery and farming?
Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?
Should the federal government put a cap on university tuition rates?
LGBT Adoption Rights
Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?
COVID Employment Health Pass
Should the government require employees of large businesses to be vaccinated from COVID?
Should prescription drugs be covered under Canada’s universal healthcare plan?
Mandatory Military Service
Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?
Should preventative dental care be covered under Canada’s universal healthcare plan?
Should the federal government increase spending on healthcare?
Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws?
Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun?
Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?
Should people under the age of 18 years old be able to receive gender-transition treatments?
Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?
Should low income international students be provided with a free education?
Mental Health Funding
Should the government increase funding for mental health initiatives?
Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?
Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?
Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?
Gender Workplace Diversity
Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?
Student Loan Debt
Should the government forgive up to $20,000 of student loan debt?
Should Canadian aboriginals receive more government funds?
Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services?
Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?
Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete against athletes that differ from their assigned sex at birth?
Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?
Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into Canada?
Northern Gateway Pipeline
Do you support the Northern Gateway pipeline project?
Social Media Regulation
Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?
Prime Minister Term Limits
Should term limits be set for the role of Prime Minister?
Should Canada switch to a proportional representation voting system?
Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?
Local Environmental Guidelines
Should local governments follow environmental guidelines set by the United Nations?
Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?
Should the government spend $1 billion on freshwater research to restore and protect large lakes and rivers?
Plastic Product Ban
Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?
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)?
Should Canada increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?
Deporting Criminal Immigrants
Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?
Should the federal government subsidize the production and consumption of renewable energy sources?
Should there be a limit to the amount of money a candidate can receive from a donor?
Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?
Foreign Owned Homes
Should foreigners be banned from buying homes in Canada for 2 years?
Demilitarize the Police
Should police departments be allowed to use military grade equipment?
Should Canada raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?
Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?
Should prisoners serving life sentences for first degree murder be eligible for a parole hearing after 15 years?
Right of Foreigners to Vote
Should foreigners, currently residing in Canada, have the right to vote?
Should Quebec be granted sovereignty from the rest of Canada?
Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?
Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?
Defunding the Police
Should funding for local police departments be redirected to social and community based programs?
Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)?
Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?
Should all public buses and trains run on electric power?
Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?
Should the government subsidize the building of 1.4 million new homes over the next four years?
Should nonviolent drug offenders be given mandatory jail sentences?
Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?
Home Buyer Incentives
Should the government subsidize home buyers who make less than $120K per year?
Should postsecondary education be a provincial or federal responsibility?
Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?
Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?
Non-Resident Real Tax
Should the government impose a 1% tax on real estate owned by non-residents?
Should the government allow TransCanada to expropriate private property for the construction of the Keystone pipeline?
Do you support Bill C-51, which expands local police and intelligence agencies’ authority to prevent terrorism?
Drug Trafficking Penalties
Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?
Should the government increase spending on public transportation?
Should the government increase or decrease military spending?
Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?
Criminal Voting Rights
Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?
Should the federal government invest in urban, commuter rail infrastructure?
Should Canadian citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?
Universal Child Care
Should the federal government subsidize universal child care?
In order to reduce energy costs, should the government nationalize or privatize the energy sector?
Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?
Should immigrants to Canada be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?
Temporary Foreign Workers
Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary foreign workers allowed into Canada?
Political Party Subsidies
Should political parties receive money from the government?
Should Canada continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)?
Should the government increase funding to the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)?
World Health Organization
Should the government fund the World Health Organization?
Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?
Genetically Modified Foods
Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?
Should the government increase funding to the CSA (Canadian Standards Association)?
Should the government lift sanctions on the Venezuelan government?
Long Form Census
Should the government reinstate the long form mandatory census?
Should the underlying technology of our financial system (credit, savings, investing, purchasing) transition from an institutionally owned industry to a decentralized protocol (similar to the internet) that is not owned by any corporation?
Should the employee contribution rate for the Canadian Pension Plan (CPP) be raised above its current 4.49% rate?
Small Business Funding
Should the government increase funding for small businesses?
Should the government classify cryptocurrencies as legal forms of payment?
Should the government permit the use of drones for commercial purposes?
Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?
Political Advertising on Social Media
Should social media companies ban political advertising?
Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?
Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?
Should the government allow digital publishers to place locks on their content (MP3s, etc)?