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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Your province/territory:
    • A. 

      Alberta

    • B. 

      British Columbia

    • C. 

      Manitoba

    • D. 

      New Brunswick

    • E. 

      Newfoundland

    • F. 

      NWT

    • G. 

      Nova Scotia

    • H. 

      Nunavut

    • I. 

      Ontario

    • J. 

      PEI

    • K. 

      Quebec

    • L. 

      Saskatchewan

    • M. 

      Yukon

  • 2. 
    Will you be at least 18 years of age on election day (May 2, 2011)?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 3. 
    Generally speaking, I see my own values and priorities closely reflected in the House of Commons.
    • A. 

      Strongly agree

    • B. 

      Somewhat agree

    • C. 

      Neither agree nor disagree

    • D. 

      Somewhat disagree

    • E. 

      Strongly disagree

  • 4. 
    Canada is well-served by the tenor and tone of Parliamentary debate in the House of Commons.
    • A. 

      Strongly agree

    • B. 

      Somewhat agree

    • C. 

      Neither agree nor disagree

    • D. 

      Somewhat disagree

    • E. 

      I've seen better behaviour from hungry zoo animals

  • 5. 
    People who think federal cabinet ministers should ALWAYS tell the truth just don't understand politics.
    • A. 

      Agree

    • B. 

      Disagree

  • 6. 
    Handing out Senate appointments to known political friends despite a promise to make the Senate more accountable is: 
    • A. 

      A shameful betrayal of the public trust

    • B. 

      An issue only whiny crybabies care about

  • 7. 
    Compared to all other national issues, the debate over the long-gun registry is the most important issue presently facing Canada.
    • A. 

      It must be. It seems like that's all Parliament talked about during the entire legislative session.

    • B. 

      For the life of me, I can't figure out how a protracted, months-long debate over "long guns" is in the public interest. Remember health care?

    • C. 

      To be entirely honest, I have no idea what a "long gun" actually is.

  • 8. 
    Canada should begin investing in the green economy to ensure we don't fall further behind other countries in creating green jobs for future generations.
    • A. 

      Agree. Canada's dismal record on the environment is embarrassing.

    • B. 

      Canada doesn't need green jobs. We have oil sands.

    • C. 

      Climate change is a myth concocted by scientists, liberals, and other people that can't be trusted.

  • 9. 
    The Conservatives' election pledge to change campaign-financing rules is good for Canada.
    • A. 

      Absolutely. Rich people have a democratic right to bankroll elections, just like in the States.

    • B. 

      It sounds a little scary, but anything that keeps important decisions out of the hands of "regular" people is fine by me.

  • 10. 
    If a televised, one-on-one leaders' debate were held tomorrow, who would win?
    • A. 

      Stephen Harper

    • B. 

      Michael Ignatieff

  • 11. 
    What if it were a Guitar Hero tournament?
    • A. 

      Stephen Harper

    • B. 

      Michael Ignatieff

  • 12. 
    How about an arm wrestle?
    • A. 

      Stephen Harper

    • B. 

      Michael Ignatieff

  • 13. 
    Pillow fight?
    • A. 

      Stephen Harper

    • B. 

      Michael Ignatieff

  • 14. 
    I agree with the following statement:   Immediately following the election, all parties represented in Parliament should appoint a non-partisan citizens' task force to find ways to reinvigorate voter turnout, increase democratic participation, improve civic literacy and ensure politics regains some small modicum of relevance in the lives of Canadians and their families.
    • A. 

      God help us, yes. As soon as the election's over Parliament should get moving on this.

    • B. 

      I'd rather just leave things as they are.

  • 15. 
    I've always been a little bit curious to know what Jack Layton would look like without the moustache.
    • A. 

      Agree. Even Alex Trebek shaved his.

    • B. 

      Disagree. That moustache is the only element of consistency we have left in Canadian politics.