41% of Canadians Want ‘Truly’ Conservative Party

Do you agree or disagree with this statement? – No current federal political party truly represents conservatism in Canada.

Agree 41%
Disagree 27%
Not sure 31%

Do you agree or disagree with this statement? – The now-defunct Reform party / Canadian Alliance had a positive impact on the federal political landscape.

Agree 22%
Disagree 39%
Not sure 38%

Now thinking of the federal Conservative party of Canada, which of its two predecessors does it most closely resemble now?

The Reform party / Canadian Alliance 26%
The Progressive Conservative party 20%
Neither; it is a distinct political entity 22%
Not sure 33%

Source: Angus Reid Strategies
Methodology: Online interviews with 1,097 Canadian adults, conducted on May 22 and May 23, 2007. Margin of error is 3.0 per cent.

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