public opinion polls
A national survey of a cross-section of 1,500 voting-age Americans, conducted by the Angus Reid Institute in the days leading up to the inauguration, reveals a strong attachment to Canada among the U.S. public, while Americans hold a decidedly different attitude toward their country's other neighbour, Mexico.
"If we couldn't do this it would be terrible for us. If we didn't believe in it we wouldn't be using (panels) because our success rests on the trust people have of what we do."
According to the polls, a province that is emblematic of rock-ribbed Canadian conservatism is kicking the tires of a potential
Globalization, new technologies and immigration are dissolving many of the bonds that held societies together. Leaders can no longer count on the kind of stability and cohesion they used to take for granted.