Survey: The government's role in your life

On June 8th, on the eve of the federal Conservative party’s convention, the Manning Centre for Building Democracy releases its 2011 Barometer survey, which measures where Canadians see the role of government, and other institutions, like family and religious groups, in our lives. We also want to know what National Post readers think about these important questions, so we’re inviting you to take part in our own version of the Barometer survey. It’s just a few select questions and should only take a couple of minutes. When the results are in, we’ll compare them to see where National Post readers stand relative to what Canadians in general think.





Using a scale of 1-7, where 1 is “totally disagree” and 7 is “totally agree”, tell me how you feel about each of the following statements…


Totally disagree Totally agree

Totally disagree Totally agree

Totally disagree Totally agree

Totally disagree Totally agree

Totally disagree Totally agree

Totally disagree Totally agree

Totally disagree Totally agree

Totally disagree Totally agree

Extreme Left Extreme Right

Please choose one






Do you think government should have the final say, a major say, a minor or no say at all in:












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